erotic


erotic
01. This is an [erotic] film, so it is not suitable for children.
02. The woman had a photo taken of herself in an [erotic] pose as a surprise for her husband.
03. A show of [erotic] art was shut down by the city after some people complained that it was obscene.
04. The art show included [erotica] from different cultures around the globe.
05. What one person considers to be merely [erotic], others may find to be offensive or obscene.
06. The book has a real sense of [eroticism] which pervades every page.
07. A woman's group has complained that the women in the film are all [erotically] dressed, and are portrayed as simple sex objects.
08. Twenty kinds of kisses are described in the "Kama Sutra," the classical Indian text on [eroticism].
09. Customs has repeatedly seized homosexual [erotic] literature at the border, while ignoring heterosexual writings.
10. The movie has no sex scenes, but it still manages to be very [erotic] through the suggestion of sex.
11. I find soft, silky blouses on a woman to be very [erotic].
12. Anais Nin wrote a series of [erotic] novels which were very popular a number of years ago.
13. As a young man, Siddhartha Gautama, who later became the Buddha, had a chamber of love decorated with [erotic] art built for him by his father, the King.
14. Singer Prince recently stated that he's moving away from the explicitly [erotic] lyrics he wrote in the past, saying, "I just want to be the best human being I can be ... on stage and off."
15. Many Westerners have difficulty understanding the prominent use of [erotic] themes in Hindu religious art.
16. Gloria Leonard once suggested that the difference between pornography and [erotica] is lighting.
17. Henri Lefebvre once remarked that in this loveless everyday life [eroticism] is a substitute for love.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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