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voluptuous

adjective uk   /vəˈlʌp.tju.əs/ us  
A voluptuous woman has a soft, curved, sexually attractive body: a voluptuous body/mouth/figure literary A voluptuous experience or object gives you a lot of pleasure because it feels extremely soft and comfortable or it sounds or looks extremely beautiful: such voluptuous pleasure I sank into the bed's voluptuous warmth.
voluptuously
adverb uk   /-li/ literary us  
voluptuousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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