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luscious

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Adjective
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lus=cious

CIDE DICTIONARY

lusciousa. [Prob. for lustious, fr. lusty, or perh. a corruption of luxurious. Cf. Lush, Lusty.].
  •  Sweet; delicious; very grateful to the taste; toothsome; excessively sweet or rich.  [1913 Webster]
    "And raisins keep their luscious, native taste."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Cloying; fulsome.  [1913 Webster]
    "He had a tedious, luscious way of talking."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Gratifying a depraved sense; obscene.  Steele.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

luscious, adj.
1 a richly sweet in taste or smell. b colloq. delicious.
2 (of literary style, music, etc.) over-rich in sound, imagery, or voluptuous suggestion.
3 voluptuously attractive.

Derivative
lusciously adv. lusciousness n.
Etymology
ME perh. alt. of obs. licious f. DELICIOUS

THESAURUS

luscious

adorable, agreeable, ambrosial, appetizing, baroque, choice, cloying, dainty, darling, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, deluxe, distinctive, epicurean, exquisite, flamboyant, flavorsome, florid, good, good to eat, good-tasting, gustable, gusty, heavenly, juicy, likable, lush, luxuriant, luxurious, mawkish, mouth-watering, nectareous, nectarous, nice, of gourmet quality, opulent, oversweet, palatable, palatial, piquant, pleasant, pleasing, plush, rare, rich, rococo, saccharine, sapid, savorous, savory, scrumptious, sensual, sickly-sweet, succulent, sumptuous, sweet, tasty, toothsome, voluptuous, yummy

ROGET THESAURUS

luscious

Pleasurableness

N pleasurableness, pleasantness, agreeableness, pleasure giving, jucundity, delectability, amusement, attraction, attractiveness, attractability, invitingness, harm, fascination, enchantment, witchery, seduction, winning ways, amenity, amiability, winsomeness, loveliness, sunny side, bright side, sweets, goodness, manna in the wilderness, land flowing with milk and honey, bittersweet, fair weather, treat, regale, dainty, titbit, tidbit, nuts, sauce piquante, causing pleasure, laetificant, pleasure-giving, pleasing, pleasant, pleasurable, agreeable, grateful, gratifying, leef, lief, acceptable, welcome, welcome as the roses in May, welcomed, favorite, to one's taste, to one's mind, to one's liking, satisfactory, refreshing, comfortable, cordial, genial, glad, gladsome, sweet, delectable, nice, dainty, delicate, delicious, dulcet, luscious, palatable, luxurious, voluptuous, sensual, attractive, inviting, prepossessing, engaging, winning, winsome, taking, fascinating, captivating, killing, seducing, seductive, heart-robbing, alluring, enticing, appetizing, cheering, bewitching, enchanting, entrancing, enravishing, charming, delightful, felicitous, exquisite, lovely, ravishing, rapturous, heartfelt, thrilling, ecstatic, beatic, beatific, seraphic, empyrean, elysian, palmy, halcyon, Saturnian, decies repetita placebit, charms strike the sight but merit wins the soul, sweetness and light, beauty is only skin deep.

Savoriness

N savoriness, good taste, deliciousness, delectability, relish, zest, appetizer, tidbit, titbit, dainty, delicacy, tasty morsel, appetizer, hors d'ouvres, ambrosia, nectar, bonne-bouche, game, turtle, venison, delicatessen, savory, delicious, tasty, well-tasted, to one's taste, good, palatable, nice, dainty, delectable, toothful, toothsome, gustful, appetizing, lickerish, delicate, exquisite, rich, luscious, ambrosial, scrumptious, delightful, per amusare la bocca, cela se laisse manger.

Sweetness

N sweetness, dulcitude, sugar, syrup, treacle, molasses, honey, manna, confection, confectionary, sweets, grocery, conserve, preserve, confiture, jam, julep, sugar-candy, sugar-plum, licorice, marmalade, plum, lollipop, bonbon, jujube, comfit, sweetmeat, apple butter, caramel, damson, glucose, maple sirup, maple syrup, maple sugar, mithai, sorghum, taffy, nectar, hydromel, mead, meade, metheglin, honeysuckle, liqueur, sweet wine, aperitif, sugar cane, sugar beets, desert, pastry, pie, cake, candy, ice cream, tart, puff, pudding (food), dulcification, dulcoration, sweetener, corn syrup, cane sugar, refined sugar, beet sugar, dextrose, artificial sweetener, saccharin, cyclamate, aspartame, Sweet'N Low, sweet, saccharine, sacchariferous, dulcet, candied, honied, luscious, lush, nectarious, melliferous, sweetened, sweet as a nut, sweet as sugar, sweet as honey, sickly sweet, eau sucr_ee, sweets to the sweet.


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