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1. Sweet and pleasant to taste or smell: a luscious melon. See Synonyms at delicious.
2. Richly appealing to the senses or the mind: a luscious, vivid description.
3. Having strong sensual or sexual appeal; attractive.
4. Archaic Excessively sweet; cloying.

[Middle English lucius, alteration of licious, perhaps short for delicious, delicious; see delicious.]

lus′cious·ly adv.
lus′cious·ness n.
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Noun1.lusciousness - extreme appetizingnesslusciousness - extreme appetizingness    
appetisingness, appetizingness - the property of stimulating the appetite
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[ˈlʌʃəsnɪs] Nexquisitez f; [of fruit] → suculencia f
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nKöstlichkeit f; (of fruit also)Saftigkeit f; (of colour)Sattheit f; (of girl)knuspriges or appetitliches Aussehen (inf); (of figure)Üppigkeit f
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(ˈlaʃəs) adjective
very sweet, juicy and delicious. a luscious peach.
ˈlusciousness noun
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