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English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary - Religion / christian modesty
English term or phrase:edge
Love for the beach and the "Undressed Life" is so deeply embedded in modern American culture that to question its propriety is thought to be the height of legalistic Pharisaism, a return to Puritanical kill-joyism. Nevertheless, even modern fashion historians rightly observe that swimming is a social provocation, an edge that may allow for slightly naughty, covertly sensous behaviour.
Explanation: Según yo lo entiendo, la frase quedaría *...que la práctica de la natación supone una provocación social, y es esta faceta la que podría dar lugar a un comportamiento ligeramente transgresor y encubiertamente sensual.*