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However, their lust for glory brought them together again, and Marmont sailed with the Egyptian expedition.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He had lost his lust for fighting, and was soon recalled for not showing sufficient energy.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But I don't see that that sort of thing helps him to decide upon the most suitable career for a young man in after-war conditions.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
And she was mad with lust after lying with them whose flesh is as the flesh of asses: and whose issue as the issue of horses.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He wanted besides to stay for the after-service, which he had not done since he was a young man—never since his marriage.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I beg you not to quarrel with me for the word; some of the partakers in that after-service remain from no higher motive.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
But the after-piece excited much emotion: it was called "The Discovery of Brazil."
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Some of the sea-ruffians carried their cruelty to insane extremes, for the lust of blood seemed to grow upon them.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Gower relates how Diogenes reproved Alexander for his lust of conquest; Conf.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LUST AFTER

  • approve
  • be attracted to
  • be captivated by
  • be enamored of
  • be in love with
  • care for
  • crave
  • crazy about
  • desire
  • dream of
  • endorse
  • fall for
  • favor
  • like
  • long for
  • lust after
  • mad for
  • prefer
  • relish
  • sanction
  • set one's heart on
  • take a liking to
  • take to
  • wild for
  • wish for
  • yearn for
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