luscious, adj. 1. delectable, delicious, Inf. scrumptious, tasty, dainty, appetizing, tempting; mouthwatering, flavorful, saporous, savory, tangy, spicy, piquant, epicurian; succulent, juicy, rich, creamy; ambrosial, ambrosian, nectarous, nectarean, mellifluous, sweet, tender; palatable, sapid, toothsome, Scot. gust-able.
2. delightful, enjoyable, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasant, agreeable; dulcet, melodious; fragrant, aromatic, perfumed, scented.
3. luxurious, grand, splendid, magnificent, sumptuous, superb; refined, fine, elegant.
4. voluptuous, sensuous, sexy, gorgeous, beautiful, attractive.
lush1, adj. 1. fresh, succulent, juicy, sappy, moist, watery; pulpy, fleshy, soft, spongy.
2. luxuriant, luxurious, dense, thick, overgrown, overrun; jungly, jungled, tropical; flourishing, ver-dured, verdurous, verdant, green; superabundant, exuberant, rank, excessive, prolific.
lush2, n. Slang, alcoholic, dipsomaniac, drinker, hard or problem drinker; drunkard, drunk, inebriate, sot, soak, tosspot, toper, bibber, bibbler, barfly; All Inf. guzzler, swiller, soaker, sponge; All SI. boozer, boozehound, souse, rummy, alky, dipso, juicehound, juicer. See - drunkard.
lust, n. 1. sexual appetite, libido, Eros, biological urge, sexual longing; sexual desire, aphrodisia, sex drive, sex energy, hot blood; sexuality, voluptuousness, sexiness, fleshliness, eroticism; rut, heat, Zool. estrus, (in female animals) Dial, pride.
2. lecherousness, salaciousness, salacity, prurience, pruriency, concupiscence; lasciviousness, lewdness, lubricity, lustfulness; randiness, SI. horniness, SI. hots, SI. hot pants; goatishness, ruttishness, satyrism, priapism, venery, lechery; carnality, bestiality, animality, sensuality; Pathol, nymphomania, andromania, Pathol, satyriasis, gynecomania, clitoromania, erotic-omania; libertinism, wantonness, immorality, unchastity; profligacy, dissipation, debauchery, dissolution, dissoluteness, incontinence, intemperance.
3. desire, greed, greediness, cupidity, avarice, avariciousness; voracity, rapacity, ravenousness, wolfishness, avidness, avidity, covetousness, acquisitiveness; ambition, status-seeking, power-hunger, careerism, climbing.
4. enthusiasm, relish, gusto, zest, zestfulness, dan; animation, liveliness, spirit, life, spiritedness, perkiness; glow, ardor, robustness, vivacity.
-v. 5. crave, hunger for or after, thirst for or after, Inf hanker for or after; pant after, gasp after, covet, run mad after; long for, pine for, hurt for, ache for, itch for, be consumed with desire for, SI. letch after.
luster, n. sheen, burnish, shine, gloss, glow; gleam, glimmer, glint, glitter, sparkle, twinkle, shimmer.
2. polish, wax, oil, rosin, coating.
3. brilliance, dazzle, radiance, luminousness, lambency, refulgence, effulgence; irradiation, glowing, fluorescence, incandescence, phosphorescence, iridescence, opalescence; luminescence, luminosity, radiation.
4. merit, credit, glory, honor, distinction, fame, notability, illustriousness.
lusterless, adj. dull, flat, matte, unpolished, unburnished; dingy, dark, dim, dun, dusky; drab, colorless, tarnished, faded, washed out; shadowy, gloomy, tenebrous, obscure; murky, hazy; smutchy, dirty, grimy, soiled, muddy.
lustful, adj. 1. craving, desiring, desirous, wanting; greedy, avaricious, avid, covetous, cupidinous, acquisitive; wolfish, hoggish, piggish, gluttonous; rapacious, voracious, ravenous, ravening; insatiable, unsated, unappeasable, unsatisfied; power-hungry, ambitious, careerist, self-advancing, aspiring.