sexual tension


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sexual tension

A tension, awkwardness, or underlying unease in the relationship of two people resulting from a strong mutual sexual attraction between them that has not been consummated. Just ask Chuck out already—I'm sick of being around you two and witnessing all your sexual tension. I can just feel the sexual tension every time Matt and I are together.
See also: sexual, tension
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"I think there was a little bit of sexual tension there but it wasonlywindow shopping.
Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker are mismatched in the cartoonish lead roles, generating only a few sparks of sexual tension.
Not just sexy on the outside, but sexy on the inside and about to burst from all the sexual tension he's holding back.
With further repetition, the narrative devolves into a pageant of illicit trimmings (dodgy deals, simmering violence, modulating sexual tension) that tempts you to consort with what is basically a multitiered formalist exercise--a cinematic work piggybacking on video art's imperative of looping in order to generate endless involutions, each one moving you a fraction further from that initial semblance of reality.
This, with their strange, tangled partnering, created a sexual tension onstage.
It may sound confusing and, at times, it is - but the drama is enlivened by very convincing sexual tension between Rufus Sewell and Kristin Scott Thomas.
There's a lot of underlying sexual tension in their stories," she said.
Sexual tension increases until she reaches the plateau, when she longs to be penetrated.
Ellen DeGeneres There's no denying the sexual tension between me and this white hot chocolate right now.
Shepherd and Willis ramped up the sexual tension to near breaking point in every episode but still somehow managed to catch their crooks.
GRIET is a serving maid and muse to legendary Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in this adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's bestselling novel of simmering sexual tension.
Known for exploring themes of sexual tension, and spiritual and moralangst in small town settings, Updike's "Rabbit is Rich." published in 1981, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
LaBeouf and Monaghan puff and pant in the midst of eye-popping pyrotechnics, generating sparks of sexual tension that only really ignite in the film's mawkish epilogue.
And he's not averse to sharing the one remaining double room, where the sexual tension rises over a steamy shower and Carla dropping her towel.
Now there are relationships and sexual tension to deal with as well as invaders from outer space.