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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EROTIC

In this connection, erotic subjects play a sad and powerful part.

One might call Cecily a stoical amorist, an erotic philosopher.

Every action of the monk was that of an arrogant and erotic swindler.

He handed Andrea the rare volume, which was illustrated with erotic vignettes.

Amateurs were right: Gamelin had no gifts as an erotic artist.

Erotic passion fills Mohammedan poetry and is cultivated at home.

Minne came to have a bad meaning and was used for erotic passion.

The erotic element has been refined and suppressed, or at least disavowed.

The discharge may or may not be accompanied with an erotic dream.

A funny, stricken look replaced the erotic face she had made at me.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s (implied in erotical), from French érotique (16c.), from Greek erotikos "caused by passionate love, referring to love," from eros (genitive erotos) "sexual love" (see Eros).

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