- pleasure or delight.
- desire; inclination; wish.
verb (used without object)
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Militant blood lust, commando cosplay, bright-eyed tourism and family bonding, all wrapped up together in what they decided was a fine way to spend a Wednesday afternoon.
Now Hamilton warned that Burr had no principles at all — just a simple lust for power.
This lust for conquest had been seen before in the species, but only in captive colonies.Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies|Jake Buehler|October 20, 2020|Science News
Ironic, since it was originally meant to suppress sugar lust.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I say onto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
She wasn't motivated by a lust for fame; she simply wanted to control the conversation.Porn Keeps Up with the Kardashians: Belle Knox on the Mainstreaming of Adult Stars|Aurora Snow|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This essay, “Redneck Lust,” first appeared in the December 1995 issue of GQ and appears here with the author's permission.Let Us Now Praise Famous Rednecks and Their Unjustly Unsung Kin|Allison Glock|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 2014 roster is even more pathetic: About Last Night, Lust for Love, And So It Goes, Sex Tape.
However, their lust for glory brought them together again, and Marmont sailed with the Egyptian expedition.
He had lost his lust for fighting, and was soon recalled for not showing sufficient energy.
And she was mad with lust after lying with them whose flesh is as the flesh of asses: and whose issue as the issue of horses.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Some of the sea-ruffians carried their cruelty to insane extremes, for the lust of blood seemed to grow upon them.The Chequers|James Runciman
Gower relates how Diogenes reproved Alexander for his lust of conquest; Conf.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer