Her sensuous, penetrating paintings present an allegorical realm, where beauty is eternal and dreams come true.
Pulling bite-size pieces off each slice is an easy task; and the sensuous feel of warm beef juices only adds to the joy of a meal.
The dogs have been fried in soybean oil until their exterior skin begins to develop a sensuous crunch.
Virginia Woolf came next, with her dazzling, sensuous essays and literary criticism.
But can we hope to create, like that God, outside the realm of sensuous experience?
Yet how wide-spread is this habit of sensuous gratification through the sense of taste!
It was no longer vague, sensuous feeling; it was warm, definite desire.
This was the appeal which a strange and sensuous religion made to her romantic instinct.
We listen only for the meaning and forget the sensuous delight of sound.
We might say that, if the sensuous was his atmosphere, the breathing apparatus with which he respired it was sentiment.
1640s, "pertaining to the senses" apparently coined by Milton to recover the original meaning of sensual and avoid the lascivious connotation that the older word had acquired, but by 1870 sensuous, too, had begun down the same path and come to mean "alive to the pleasures of the senses." Rare before Coleridge popularized it "To express in one word all that appertains to the perception, considered as passive and merely recipient ...." (1814). From Latin sensus (see sense (n.)) + -ous. Related: Sensuously; sensuousness.