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adjective     /ˈkɑː.nəl/ US  /ˈkɑːr-/ formal
relating to the physical feelings and wants of the body: carnal desires → Compare sexualRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky carnality     /kɑːˈnæl.ɪ.ti/ US  /kɑːrˈnæl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U]
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