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- n. Plural form of lewdness.
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No man more hateth you in land or hath uttered more lewdnesses of your chastity. '
He will prove against her certain lewdnesses when she was a child in your mother's house.
Are not his riches and his lewdnesses talked of together? and the odiousness of one heightened and set off by the greatness of the other?
We live in an age of blaspheming all that is sacred, and scoffing at all that is serious: God forgive us for it, and revenge not upon us those uncontrolled blasphemies and lewdnesses, which, in the sense of all wise and good men, proclaim us ripe for judgment.