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And who could be more just than he in distributing the luscious prize?

In plucking them they pricked their fingers with the sharp points, but the fruit was luscious.

She could still see him in action with the seven luscious maidens.

In the fragrance of the blossom of the limes the bees are gleaning a luscious harvest.

No drop of water might cool his lips, no luscious fruit might soothe his agony.

It is a specimen of game which I have just introduced, a Cicada, a luscious morsel.

Tasted these wines; found them sweet and luscious, too much so for my palate.

Somebody had discovered a pasture where the bushes were loaded with luscious fruit.

It is a mixture of the sweet and acid, blended in the most luscious manner.

They were such great, luscious berries that they soon had it filled.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., perhaps a variant (with form perhaps influenced by Old French luxure, lusure) of Middle English licius "delicious" (c.1400), which is perhaps a shortening of delicious, but OED is against this. Related: Lusciously; lusciousness.

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