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prurient

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] prūriēns, present participle of prūriō (itch)

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Adjective

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Positive
prurient

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  1. Uneasy with desire; itching; especially, having a lascivious anxiety or propensity; lustful.
  2. Arousing or appealing to sexual desire.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Sick, morbid or shameless.

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