(=sexual desire) désir m
→ His relationship with Angie combined lust with friendship.
→ He is obsessed by his lust for her.
(=craving) lust for sth [+money, power, revenge] soif f de qch → his lust for power → The lust for revenge is a deeply rooted human emotion. → His lust for life has often overshadowed his music
blood lust , blood-lust
n soif f de sang
→ The mobs became driven by a crazed blood-lust to take the city.
→ She lusted after other men.
[+power] avoir soif de
→ Sheard lusted after the Directorship.
→ They lusted after the gold of El Dorado.
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