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Attraction vs. Lust

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Attractionnoun

The tendency to attract.

‘The Moon is held in its orbit by the attraction of the Earth's gravity.’;

Lustnoun

A feeling of strong desire, especially such a feeling driven by sexual arousal.

‘Seeing Kim fills me with a passionate lust.’;

Attractionnoun

The feeling of being attracted.

‘I felt a strange attraction towards the place.’;

Lustnoun

(archaic) A general want or longing, not necessarily sexual.

‘The boarders hide their lust to go home.’;

Attractionnoun

(countable) An event, location, or business that has a tendency to draw interest from visitors, and in many cases, local residents.

‘The new mall should be a major attraction.’; ‘Star Tours is a very cool Disney World attraction.’;

Lustnoun

(archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.

‘An ideal son is his father's lasting lust.’;

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Attractionnoun

(chess) The sacrifice of pieces in order to expose the enemy king.

Lustnoun

(obsolete) virility; vigour; active power

Attractionnoun

An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to produce their cohesion or combination, and conversely resisting separation.

Lustverb

To look at or watch with a strong desire, especially of a sexual nature.

‘He was lusting after the woman in the tight leather miniskirt.’;

Attractionnoun

The act or property of attracting; the effect of the power or operation of attraction.

Lustnoun

Pleasure.

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Attractionnoun

The power or act of alluring, drawing to, inviting, or engaging; an attractive quality; as, the attraction of beauty or eloquence.

Lustnoun

Inclination; desire.

‘For little lust had she to talk of aught.’; ‘My lust to devotion is little.’;

Attractionnoun

That which attracts; an attractive object or feature.

Lustnoun

Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; - in a had sense; as, the lust of gain.

‘The lust of reigning.’;

Attractionnoun

the force by which one object attracts another

Lustnoun

Licentious craving; a strong sexual appetite.

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Attractionnoun

an entertainment that is offered to the public

Lustnoun

Hence: Virility; vigor; active power.

Attractionnoun

the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts;

‘her personality held a strange attraction for him’;

Lustverb

To list; to like.

‘In the water vessel he it castWhen that him luste.’;

Attractionnoun

a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts;

‘flowers are an attractor for bees’;

Lustverb

To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; - often with after.

‘Whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.’; ‘Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.’; ‘The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy.’;

Attractionnoun

an entertainer who attracts large audiences;

‘he was the biggest drawing card they had’;

Lustnoun

a strong sexual desire

Lustnoun

self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Lustverb

have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

Lustnoun

strong sexual desire

‘he knew that his lust for her had returned’;

Lustnoun

a passionate desire for something

‘a lust for power’;

Lustnoun

a sensuous appetite regarded as sinful

‘lusts of the flesh’;

Lustverb

have strong sexual desire for someone

‘he really lusted after me in those days’;

Lustverb

have a strong desire for something

‘pregnant women lusting for pickles and ice cream’;

Lust

Lust is a psychological force producing intense desire for an object, or circumstance while already having a significant other or amount of the desired object. Lust can take any form such as the lust for sexuality (see libido), money, or power.

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