cheek; boldness, temerity, audacity, effrontery, gall, SI. crust, Inf. nerve; forwardness, presumption, presumptuousness, arrogance; impropriety, unseemliness, indecorum.
libidinous, adj. libidinal, lubricious, hormic, lustful, randy, SI. horny, SI. hot; lecheropus, lewd, Archaic. lickerish, goatish, hircine, satyric, priapic; carnal, sensual, bestial, animal, brutish; salacious, prurient, concupiscent, ruttish; passionate, hot-blooded, steamy, SI. all fired up; wanton, profligate, abandoned, intemperate, incontinent, Paphic; dissolute, debauched, dissipated; degenerate, decadent, shameless, immoral, unchaste, unvirtuous.
libido, n. sexual appetite, biological urge, Eros, sexual longing, lust; sexual desire, aphrodisia, sex drive, sex energy, hot blood; sexuality, sexiness, fleshliness, voluptuousness, eroticism; rut, heat, oestrus, berry, (in female animals) Dial, pride; lustfulness, lubricity, randiness, SI. horniness, SI. hot pants; carnality, sensuality, animality, bestiality; concupiscence, prurience, salaciousness, salacity, lasciviousness,
librarian, n. bibliothec, bibliothecary; bibliognost,
library, n. 1. bibliotheca, Obs. bibliothecary, Fr. bibliothbque, athenaeum; public library, lending library, rental library; stacks, reference room, reading room, study hall; book room, study, den.
2. book collection, manuscripts, publications,
librettist, n. lyricist, writer, versemaker; dramatist, dramatizer, playwright, scriptwriter,
libretto, n. opera text, text, book, script, words;
narrative, story, story line, plot,
license, n. 1. permission, allowance, consent, vouchsafement, Inf. O.K.; admission, access, entrance, passage, passport, safeguard, safe-conduct.
2. authorization, authority, warrant, warranty, certification, accreditation; franchise, charter, commission, entitlement, empowerment; patent, copyright, imprimatur, Law. title; grant, bestowal, bestowment, conferment; sanction, approval, countenance, acceptance.
3. permit, pass, certificate, credential; document, paper, instrument.
4. deviation, divergence, departure, straying; aberration, irregularity, nonconformity, noncompliance; disregard, inattention, indifference, insouciance.
5. liberty, freedom, latitude, free will or choice, free course, self-determination, independence; privilege, right, prerogative, carte blanche; exemption, exception, excuse, excusal, release, leave; indulgence, indul-gency, favor, immunity, impunity, indemnity, protection; presumption, presumptuousness, impertinence, insolence, effrontery, rudeness, sauciness, Inf. sauce, Inf. cheek, Inf. brass, SI. crust; audacity, brazenness, forwardness, boldness, gall, Inf. nerve.
6. licentiousness, libertinism, profligateness, profligacy, epicureanism; excessiveness, immoderation, intemperance, gluttony; abandon, unrestraint, incontinence, lack of restraint or constraint, lack of control; lawlessness, disobedience, unmanageability, unruliness, dis-orderliness; immorality, laxity, looseness, wantonness, debauchery, dissoluteness, dissipation.
-v. 7. warrant, authorize, allow, permit, consent or subscribe to, vouchsafe; sanction, approve, give one's nod of approval, Inf. O.K., Chiefly U.S. approbate.
8. certify, accredit, validate, legalize, document; franchise, charter, commission, depute, invest, empower, entitle, enable.
9. privilege, enfranchise, grant rights to; exempt, except, make an exception, excuse, release, grant leave to.