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synonyms for salacious

  • indecent
  • lewd
  • obscene
  • prurient
  • bawdy
  • carnal
  • erotic
  • fast
  • horny
  • hot
  • lecherous
  • libertine
  • libidinous
  • licentious
  • lubricious
  • lustful
  • nasty
  • orgiastic
  • raunchy
  • sensual
  • smutty
  • steamy
  • suggestive
  • voluptuous
  • wanton
See also synonyms for: salaciousness / salacity

antonyms for salacious

MOST RELEVANT
  • clean
  • decent
  • moral
  • pure
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How to use salacious in a sentence

Some media outlets gave airtime to the most salacious allegations, while others did not report details of the dossier because they could not be corroborated.
STEELE DOSSIER SOURCES, METHODS FACE NEW SCRUTINY AFTER INDICTMENT OF KEY FIGUREMICHAEL KRANISH, ISAAC STANLEY-BECKERNOVEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The media’s salacious coverage, along with the incendiary rhetoric of politicians like Reagan, helped shape these assumptions, costing Davis her job after a year.
THANKS TO CONSERVATIVE POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA, THE EDUCATION WARS ECHO THE 1960SKATE FLACHNOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It can be difficult for listeners to tease out what is a well-made show, and what’s just a salacious one.
HOW ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING GRAPPLES WITH THE THORNY ETHICS OF TRUE-CRIME PODCASTINGELIANA DOCKTERMANOCTOBER 19, 2021TIME
Balwani’s lawyers have denied accusations of abuse and called the allegations “salacious and inflammatory” in court filings.
HOW ELIZABETH HOLMES’ ABUSE ALLEGATIONS COULD AFFECT HER FRAUD TRIALELIANA DOCKTERMANSEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
She talks a lot about female empowerment, which she says has always been an undercurrent of the show, even if the salacious stories were what drew people in.
CALL HER DADDY’S ALEXANDRA COOPER MADE HER NAME TALKING ABOUT SEX. WITH HER MASSIVE SPOTIFY DEAL, SHE’S PUSHING BEYOND THATELIANA DOCKTERMANJULY 21, 2021TIME
Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Mr. Hewitt, of Birmingham, tells me that the common hen prefers a salacious cock, but is quite indifferent to colour.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
The affair was planned not only to secure the divorce, but also to do it in the most sensational and salacious manner.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
More refined entertainment has often been unpleasantly salacious, not because it was daring but because it was cowardly.
PIECES OF HATEHEYWOOD BROUN
It is the experience of New York managers that the run of the merely salacious play is generally short.
PIECES OF HATEHEYWOOD BROUN
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WORDS RELATED TO SALACIOUS

  • blue
  • cheap
  • coarse
  • erotic
  • gross
  • indecent
  • indecorous
  • indelicate
  • lascivious
  • lecherous
  • lewd
  • libidinous
  • licentious
  • lustful
  • obscene
  • off-color
  • prurient
  • ribald
  • risqué
  • rude
  • salacious
  • suggestive
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