English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lust /'lʌst/Concise Dictionary
- nội động từ
- (+ for, after) tham muốn, thèm khát
- to lust for blood: khát máu
+a strong sexual desire
+self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
+have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
Advanced English Dictionary
1 sensuality, libido, libidinousness, sexuality, lustfulness, concupiscence, sexual appetite, Slang horniness:
The nouveaux riches spend much of their time and money satisfying their lust
2 desire, drive, energy, voracity, avidity, avidness, ambition, ravenousness:
Henry has an infectious enthusiasm and lust for life.
3 lust after. desire, crave, hunger or thirst or hanker for or after, ache for:
Barney was lusting after the barmaid at The Two Magpies.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun (often disapproving) [U, C]
1 ~ (for sb) very strong sexual desire, especially when love is not involved: Their affair was driven by pure lust.
2 ~ (for sth) very strong desire for sth or enjoyment of sth: to satisfy his lust for power / revenge + She has a real lust for life (= she really enjoys life).
See also - BLOODLUST
Phrasal Verbs: lust after / for sb/sth (often disapproving) to feel an extremely strong, especially sexual, desire for sb/sth
1 sexual desire
a relationship based on pure lust
| carnal, fleshly, physical, sexual
VERB + LUST
be consumed with, feel
She felt no lust whatsoever for him.
| sate, satisfy
He used her just to sate his lust.
2 strong desire for sth
The ogre demanded the annual sacrifice of a young village lass to satisfy his blood lust.
VERB + LUST
be driven by, have | satisfy
She was driven by a lust for power.
a lust for life
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