houri

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a voluptuously beautiful young woman

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(Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise

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The figure of a houri," remarked Smith-Oldwick, "with the face of an imbecile.
That houri, appearing, shakes him up in the usual manner and is charged by the old gentleman to remain near him.
Where was the beautiful black-eyed Houri whose appearance in the first charade had caused such delight?
I would not exchange this one little English girl for the Grand Turk's whole seraglio, gazelle-eyes, houri forms, and all
Manama: Saudi social media users have poured scorn on a fatwa that allowed young men married to ugly women to take drugs before intimate relations in order to have the delusion they are as beautiful as houris.
Tattooed Islam, 30, said: "Those who kill Christians would be given a number of these Houris to enjoy.