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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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Adv.1.lusciously - so as to produce a delightful taste; "I bought some more of these deliciously sweet peaches"


advköstlich; lusciously coated in thick creammit einer köstlich dicken Sahneschicht
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