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decadent
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • And in addition, only a person thoroughly grounded in Ingsoc could appreciate the full force of the word bellyfeel, which implied a blind, enthusiastic acceptance difficult to imagine today; or of the word oldthink, which was inextricably mixed up with the idea of wickedness and decadence.

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  • So, sitting on the couch by myself, not talking, felt decadent.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • She slept decadently, eight to ten hours a day, could sleep anywhere—on a three-minute car ride, in the filthy booth of an off-campus diner, on anyone’s couch, at any time.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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