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of, concerning, or promoting sexual love or desire

Synonyms for amatory

expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance

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Chapter 2 looks at the large corpus of amatory spells in both the Greek Magical Papyri and curse tablets.
Lady Fancyfull's total self-indulgence (her wigs and gowns are glorious creations) and her amatory greed is in contrast to the slightly less flagrant Lady Brute (the excellent Caroline Gilbreath) whose torment lies in her abusive treatment by her husband, the drunken Sir John Brute (the quite marvellous Jonathan Slinger) a man who, like Heartfree, totally abhors marriage in general and wives in particular).
Cloud brings the cycle to a close with another lyrical, amatory poem setting, "Lift Off." The composer's expert writing for the piano is consistent and effective throughout, and her deep and intuitive feel for beautiful vocalism and spot on text setting make Botany for the Gods a wonderful programming choice for an adept singing musician.
Pitched somewhere between Sarasota School of Architecture and Old Florida, Summer House's design includes tall windows that allow Village people-watching, comfortable Mad Men-worthy chairs, an amatory bar and playful fish camp artwork.
The panorama combines snapshots of trivial (amatory dalliances) and momentous (declarations of war) actions that occurred during spa visits and their effects on different actors from different classes, ethnicities, and nationalities.
If he doesn't find a way to undo the amatory damage (and fast) he's sure to be fired.
His contributions to Urdu poetry and prose were not fully appreciated in his lifetime, but his legacy has come to be widely celebrated, most particularly for his mastery of the Urdu ghazal (amatory poem),' the search-engine added.
The minister said the songs, amatory poems, poetic verses of Iqbal and Faiz and national songs sung by her had achieved immortality and still touched the hearts of millions across the world and her status as undisputed Queen of the vocalists remained unchallenged.
As the Renaissance preoccupation with the Priapea, a group of explicit love poems that were tentatively associated with Virgil for many years, shows, people of Falcone's time were more at ease with the full range of amatory experiences than we are, but this could lead to guilt by association if the smut in Falcone's poetry were to be linked to the refined version of Platonic love from the Courtier that has dominated the reception of Falcone's friend Castiglione.
I READ the words "Boris" and "whopper"in the headlines and immediately assume he's bragging about his amatory prowess again.
The speaker imagines a traditionally Catholic space, a holy "Cell" that alludes to a convent, often depicted in late seventeenth-century amatory fiction by Aphra Behn.
Brecht's amatory experiences with Margarete Steffin, Ruth Berlau, Elisabeth Hauptmann, and Helene Weigel, his wife, were clear influences; we're left to wonder which ones, if any, were inspired by Bie Banholzer, the young girl who bore Brecht his first son.
Moreover, certain archival choices are somewhat mysterious (why not study other forms that traffic persistently in wonder, curiosity, and/or illusion--say, for instance, early amatory fiction, or the oriental tale?).
He did not suppose that there had been any amatory correspondence to surpass Captain Porter in phrasing ideas of affection and vows of fidelity.