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licentious
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • But if I thought to draw him on more gently by this device, I did not think of subjecting the girl to the licentiousness and brutality of so old a hand as you.
  • He heard his sister’s sufferings derided, and her virtuous conduct jeered at and brutally misconstrued; he heard her name bandied from mouth to mouth, and herself made the subject of coarse and insolent wagers, free speech, and licentious jesting.

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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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