Definition of Lust after
1. Verb. Have a strong sexual desire for. "He is lusting after his secretary"
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lust After
Literary usage of Lust after
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghosa, Eugene Watson Burlingame (1921)
"For so long as man allows even the slightest particle of lust after women to remain ... lust after ..."
2. The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, on the by John Chrysostom (1843)
"... upon a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart, HOMIL. HAVING now finished the former commandment, ..."
3. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Gospels: Designed for Sunday School by Albert Barnes (1863)
"some- to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. 29 And if thy right eye ' offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: ..."