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lascivious, lasciviousness

Greek: aselgeia

Meaning: provoking or exciting lust; given to lust or expressing lust; filthy immorality; lewd; debauchery or living in debauchery; wantonness, licentiousness; lecherous

This word is derived from the Latin: lascivus or lascvia, meaning “lustful, lewdness, wantonness.”

This word appears six times in the King James Bible, It is only used in the New Testament.

Author: Paul S. Taylor.