Pru"ri*ent (?), a. [L. pruries, -entis, p. pr. of prurire to itch. Cf. Freeze.]
Uneasy with desire; itching; especially, having a lascivious curiosity or propensity; lustful.
The eye of the vain and prurient is darting from object to object of illicit attraction.
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