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Definition of "lust after" [lust after]

  • Have a strong sexual desire for (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "lust after" in a sentence
  • "At the same time, he assured them that he had “no lust after power, but I wish with as much fervency as any man upon this wide-extended continent for an opportunity of turning the sword into the ploughshare.”"
  • "Jesus raises the bar the highest when He says: “Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart” Matthew 5:27–28."
  • "He has a conscience—plus, Jesus said that “whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart” Matthew 5:28."
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