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lascivious

also known as: lasciviousness, debauchery, lewdness, wantonness, lecherous

Greek: ασελγής —transliterated: aselgeia

Biblical meaning: intentional provoking or exciting of LUST; given to lust or expressing lust; filthy immorality; lewdness; debauchery or living in debauchery; wantonness, licentiousness; lecherous; promiscuous

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

This word appears 6 times in the King James Bible and, being a Latin word, is used only in the New Testament.

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