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"It takes a nasty, salacious mind to make that kind of separation," I said.

Do Unto OthersMark Clifton

He had looked at life with the salacious eyes of a Peeping Tom.

It was a half-naked mass of brutified humanity, wild and salacious, the sexes intermingling with revolting indecency.

The Weird OrientHenry Iliowizi

In his leading novels he dwells a long time on salacious equivocation, or on a scene of lewdness.

Is there one who prefers my writings to those of the salacious warbler, the wanton lacivious little Moore?

This open appeal to salacious instincts is most objectionable and we can see no justification for allowing it.

The Premier is an unscrupulous character, the Bishop a salacious humbug.

The Journal of a Disappointed ManWilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion

Similarly, the word "salacious," or lustful, had this origin.

The Covenant of SaltHenry Clay Trumbull

"The citizen of Chartres is money-getting, apathetic, and salacious," replied the Abbé Plomb.

The CathedralJoris-Karl Huysmans

But it is most probable that the salt raiseth an itching in animals, and so makes them salacious and eager to couple.

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