MEANING: adjective: 1. Obscene. 2. Lustful.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin salax (lustful, fond of leaping), from salire (to leap). Ultimately from the Indo-European root sel- (to jump), which also gave us salient, sally, sauté, assail, assault, exult, insult, result, somersault, resile, desultory, and saltant. Earliest documented use: 1661.

SALACIONUS - the burden of being lecherous

SALARIOUS - a laughable stipend

FALACIOUS - singing euphemistic choruses