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Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.

[Greek erōtikos, from erōs, erōt-, sexual love.]

e·rot′ic n.
e·rot′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.erotically - in an erotic manner
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adverotisch; erotically chargederotisch geladen
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[ɪˈrɒtɪklɪ] adveroticamente
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