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reputable
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  • You should choose, once for all, between disreputable women, and respectable ones, or you are sure to get mixed.
  • What a disreputable woman she must be!
  • …addition to the above, it was currently reported that the young prince really loved the lady to whom he was engaged, and had thrown her over out of purely Nihilistic motives, with the intention of giving himself the satisfaction of marrying a fallen woman in the face of all the world, thereby publishing his opinion that there is no distinction between virtuous and disreputable women, but that all women are alike, free; and a "fallen" woman, indeed, somewhat superior to a virtuous one.

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  • It is a reputable business.
  • these grave, reputable, and pious people
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown

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