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  • ’I must confess that my satisfaction with my first theories of an automatic civilization and a decadent humanity did not long endure.
  • In this decadence, too, the art of fire-making had been forgotten on the earth.
  • At last I saw again the dim shadows of houses, the evidences of decadent humanity.

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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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