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arousing erotic desire

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worth having or seeking or achieving

worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

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And as he doubted not but the lover would, in a little time, become altogether as agreeable to his mistress, he foresaw great happiness arising to all parties by so proper and desirable an union.
I suppose they--the flights and flourishes--are desirable, and I regret not being able to supply them; but at the same time I cannot help thinking that simple things are always the most impressive, and that books are easier to understand when they are written in plain language, though perhaps I have no right to set up an opinion on such a matter.
To me," said the Saw-Horse, "a good leg is more desirable than either.
Dimmesdale a front apartment, with a sunny exposure, and heavy window-curtains, to create a noontide shadow when desirable.
They would look around them, no doubt, and bless their good fortune," said Mrs Clay, for Mrs Clay was present: her father had driven her over, nothing being of so much use to Mrs Clay's health as a drive to Kellynch: "but I quite agree with my father in thinking a sailor might be a very desirable tenant.
If then this sufficiency is so desirable, the less the city is one the better.
Is there not also a second class of goods, such as knowledge, sight, health, which are desirable not only in themselves, but also for their results?
my dear, we cannot begin too early; you are not aware of the difficulty of procuring exactly the desirable thing.
It was desirable to engage them for five years, but some refused to engage for more than three.