carnal


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Related to carnal: carnal knowledge
  • adj

Synonyms for carnal

Synonyms for carnal

relating to the desires and appetites of the body

Synonyms for carnal

marked by the appetites and passions of the body

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For weeks he would go along scarcely thinking of the school teacher and telling himself that he had conquered the carnal de- sire to look at her body.
I will fly in the face of all men and if I am a creature of carnal lusts I will live then for my lusts.
Thine are of a carnal nature; mine are of a spiritual nature, a holy work, so to speak; moreover, mine affairs do lie upon the other side of this stream.
I doot yon young gentleman's little better than a belly-god--there's a scandalous haste to comfort the carnal part o' him in a' this ringin'
Or can any carnal appetite so overpower your reason, or so totally lay it asleep, as to prevent your flying with affright and terror from a crime which carries such punishment always with it?
beware of presuming to exercise your poor carnal reason.
one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium and innovative tobacco products, announces the addition of Carnal Ecstasy to their 2015 LEX12[sup.
Yet, I must note that there is a price for the postmodern definition of freedom as the unrestricted satisfaction of carnal desires.
A night of well-performed burlesque -- such as the Carnal Carnival Burlesque Show promises -- is always an entertaining diversion, and a night of heavy metal is .
In addition to the many services the organization offers to help prevent, heal, and eliminate sexual victimization of boys and men, the organization has encouraged the FBI to update the language it uses to define rape: "The carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.
Here Carugati finds the suggestive link between eros, carnal love, and the desire and means of returning to God, as Plotinus insists that the return to the divine is possible only through love of earthly things and that union with earthly beauty reminds the soul of higher beauty.
It's raw and carnal stripped-down punk rock and roll, with a newer version of Crime's "hit" "Hot Wire My Heart," a cover of Sonic Youth's "Pacific Coast Highway," and the other 10 songs ain't too shabby either.
Six months, six days and six hours after the incident, the teens are once again brought to the scene of their carnal ramp to confront Aaron and the thing that is ripping its way through Cindy.
What a shabby trick to relate something as carnal as shopping to Jesus Christ.
Wagner's libretto couldn't be more straightforward: After a period of carnal dissipation in the company of Venus, our indecisive hero, Tannhauser, finds himself back in chaste Wartburg.