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English definition of “lust”

lust

noun [C or U] (WISH)    /lʌst/
a very powerful feeling of wanting something: her lust for power It's wonderful to see the children's lust for life (= how enthusiastic they are about life).Feelings of desire
(Definition of lust noun (WISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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