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  • n. Plural form of debauchery.

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Examples

  • The Emperor Chunti had quite given himself up to pleasure, and his debaucheries were the scandal of the day.

    China

  • That their spin-off series was helmed by Warren Ellis and Humberto Ramos gives you an idea of the kind of debaucheries these kids got up to.

    Comic Book Resources

  • She and her “ladies” frequently appeared in press reports of their wild and public debaucheries.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Did Levi fall victim to the debaucheries of the modern world?

    'Bones' recap: The prodigy son | EW.com

  • Tolstoy had just let his sheltered, 18-year-old bride read his own youthful diaries, in which he described his gambling, drunkenness and debaucheries.

    'The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy,' reviewed by Michael Dirda

  • Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God.

    DeMint says Tea Party activists leading spiritual revival

  • He tries to find the missing Low sister, Ivy, which means he must invade the debaucheries of the rich and privileged and seemingly eternal Brace-Bel.

    REVIEW: Gears of the City by Felix Gilman

  • And, when the whim changes, it is most easy and delightfully disconcerting to play with the respectable and cowardly bourgeois fetishes and to laugh and epigram at the flitting god-ghosts and the debaucheries and follies of wisdom.

    Chapter 37

  •   Such contentions arose on the basis of certain scenes which are so simultaneously vivid and earmarked by detail not easily available to outsiders that speculation ran rampant that Sligo must have been at least anobserver — if not necessarily aparticipant — in any number of the various debaucheries detailed herein.

    "Introduction" to: LETTING IT ALL HANG OUT

  • An insane mother encouraging her gaggle of scatterbrained fame-whore daughters to wallow ever deeper in the debaucheries of LA nightlife.

    Jonathan Bernstein's aerial view of American TV

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