physical attraction, concupiscence, sexual desire
pagan deity (part of speech: noun)
Gaea, Ares, Zeus, banshee, dryad, Demeter, Hear, Pluto, Aphrodite, nixie, Gaia, troll, pixie, Kronos, fairy, Jove, gnome, Juno, Diana, Phoebus, Mars, Dionysus, deity, Hephaestus, Hyperion, wood nymph, Cupid, Thor, Poseidon, Vulcan, Athena, mermaid, Helios, Rhea, Saturn, Minerva, Venus, Bacchus, Jupiter, Apollo, nix, Artemis, Cronus, Persephone, Proserpina, Hermes, Ceres, Nike, elf, sprite, hobgoblin, brownie, nymph
- Very slowly, and with seeming reluctance, she turned her head towards him, and- oh, thou mischievous Puck, that sometimes takest upon thee the semblance of Eros, what skill is thine! - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- No Greek really looked upon his Apollo as a pointed pillar of wood, his Eros as a lump of stone. - "Human, All-Too-Human, Part II", Friedrich Nietzsche.
- The goddess stands, half- timidly, while Eros alights in airy fashion on her shoulders and fans her with his wings- an exquisite little thing. - "Old Calabria", Norman Douglas.