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prurient - vocabulary

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adjective

Inclined to lascivious or lustful thoughts and desires.

Nothing is more repulsive than a furtively prurient spirituality; it is just as unsavory as gross sensuality.

—Carl Jung Marriage as a Psychological Relationship (1925)

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