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debauchery
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Main Street
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  • But they gazed at her so expectantly when she flickered past that she was reconvinced that in their debauches of respectability they had lost the power of play as well as the power of impersonal thought.
  • The men were oblivious of their wives as they gave the social passwords of Main Street, the orthodox opinions on weather, crops, and motor cars, then flung away restraint and gyrated in the debauch of shop-talk.

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  • I relaxed and enjoyed the evening without slipping into the surrounding debauchery.
  • Alas. Debauchery led to drunkenness which led to ruin.

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