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licentious
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Man And Superman
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  • As to mere libertinism, you would be the first to remind me that the Festin de Pierre of Moliere is not a play for amorists, and that one bar of the voluptuous sentimentality of Gounod or Bizet would appear as a licentious stain on the score of Don Giovanni.
  • Marriage is the most licentious of human institutions— ANA.
  • [determinedly] I say the most licentious of human institutions: that is the secret of its popularity.

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  • We have all manner of licentious people in the village!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • Nately’s father was a sober, philosophical and responsible man; this old man was fickle and licentious.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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