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dissolute
used in Light in August

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unrestrained by convention or morality
  • And that was the last they saw of him at the mill, though Byron knows and remembers now the new car (with presently a crumpled fender or two) about the town, idle, destinationless, and constant, with Brown lolling behind the wheel and not making a very good job of being dissolute and enviable and idle.
    Chapter 2 (60% in)

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