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1. To list; to like. Do so if thou lust.

in earlier usage lust was impersonal. In the water vessel he it cast When that him luste. (Chaucer)

2. To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; often with after. Whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. (Deut. Xii. 15) Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. (Matt. V. 28) The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy. (James iv. 5)

Origin: as. Lystan. See lust, and cf. List to choose.

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