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Jessica van Brakle and Zac Willis employ expanding foam and custom auto paint to fabricate a sensuous blob of a sculpture from which leaf-life paper prints sprout.

The two objects and the stormy sky behind them all merge into a sensuous dance of shadow and light.

The track is smooth and sensuous, particularly seductive when his voice soars into falsetto.

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The dogs have been fried in soybean oil until their exterior skin begins to develop a sensuous crunch.

Pulling bite-size pieces off each slice is an easy task; and the sensuous feel of warm beef juices only adds to the joy of a meal.

But that fun, sensuous persona concealed a history of tragedy.

Cromwell actually did declare a War on Christmas, which he deemed to be sensuous paganism.

Virginia Woolf came next, with her dazzling, sensuous essays and literary criticism.

And the most vivid First Impressions always result from the action of the intellect upon the sensuous stimuli from ear and eye.

He was a very tall loosely built man, with a sensuous laughing mouth and an eye that was seldom sober.

The Church required no sensuous image of Him, whom having not seen she loved, to prevent that love from growing cold.

Her face was pale and her sensuous lips were the color of her skin, whence her surname.

Was it not the sensuous side of her nature that had been touched, while the rest had been posing in the foreground?


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sensuous, such as: lush, sensual, voluptuous, carnal, epicurean, and exciting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.