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venereal disease
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • When he spoke of murder, suicide, venereal disease, amputated limbs, and altered faces, it was with a faint air of persiflage.
  • You are prepared to cheat, to forge, to blackmail, to corrupt the minds of children, to distribute habit-forming drugs, to encourage prostitution, to disseminate venereal diseases — to do anything which is likely to cause demoralization and weaken the power of the Party?
  • He heard himself promising to lie, to steal, to forge, to murder, to encourage drug-taking and prostitution, to disseminate venereal diseases, to throw vitriol in a child’s face.

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  • More than 20 different venereal diseases have been identified, and each year in the United States, 13 million people are infected with one of them.
  • The greatest challenge, of course, would be venereal disease.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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