lust noun

1 sexual desire

ADJ. naked, pure a relationship based on pure lust | carnal, fleshly, physical, sexual

VERB + LUST be consumed with, feel She felt no lust whatsoever for him. | sate, satisfy He used her just to sate his lust.

2 strong desire for sth

ADJ. blood The ogre demanded the annual sacrifice of a young village lass to satisfy his blood lust.

VERB + LUST be driven by, have | satisfy

PREP. ~ for She was driven by a lust for power.

PHRASES a lust for life