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Synonyms for Cytherea

goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology


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Ishak SA, Ismail N, Noor MAM and H Ahmad Some physical and chemical properties of ambarella (Spondias cytherea Sonn.
fusca), and Tridacnidae (Tridacna maxima) have a low coral association such as Acropora cytherea, A.
Roedd Venus yn llochesu tu ol i goeden myrtwydd ar ynys Cytherea pan fu i'r Satyrs - duwiau'r goedwig - aflonyddu arni pan oedd yn ymolchi yn yr afon.
Bernard becomes the narrator's lover and sexual initiator; Ibiza, a place of seduction and erotic pleasure, turns into Cytherea, the island of love.
Thomas Hardy's first published novel, the anonymously printed Desperate Remedies (1871), was modeled on the popular sensation fiction of Collins and Dickens and, in addition to scenarios of blackmail and murder, included a bedroom scene depicting the ardent kissing by an older woman, Lady Aldclyffe, of a young maiden, Cytherea Graye, that signaled one of the era's most candid depictions of lesbian eros.
It will not find us in this salt and void: Iam Cytherea choros ducit Venus imminente luna
53) It even introduces the figure of Cytherea, an appropriately classical image for a Latin poem, but one absent from the work as Service composed it.