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Synonyms for pruriency
feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
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For Lockhart the pruriency
seems to come from not only an improper physicality titillatingly described but also a gross, non-ethereal immediacy.
5) It probably promotes continence by diminishing the pruriency
of the sexual appetite.
Writers of such tales wanted it both ways--lure readers by an appeal to pruriency
but haul them back to morality by sermonizing conclusions.
Blackwood's "Z" (John Gibson Lockhart) called Keats "a boy of pretty abilities"; (8) in 1826 the journal referred to his "emasculated pruriency
He displays an assured grasp of the politics of Hanoverian England, and refreshingly discusses sex without prudishness or pruriency
(albeit, inevitably, from the viewpoint of an early 1970s England just freed from sexual censorship)--and also without the theoretical strainings so evident in much postmodernist criticism.