The very danger and lustfulness of her, which had so pricked his senses, now made him colder.
What lustfulness would surround them, what constant pruriency, what stealing!
And yet—perhaps its working is divine behind all that veil of vulgarity and lustfulness.
Old English lustfull "wishful, desirous, having an eager desire;" see lust (n.) + -ful. Specifically of sexual desire from 1570s. Related: Lustfully; lustfulness. Middle English also had lustsome, which was used in a sense of "voluptuous, lustful" from c.1400. Old English had lustbære "desirable, pleasant, cheerful, joyous."