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debauched


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Debauch  \De*bauch"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Debauched};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Debauching}.]  [F.  d['e]baucher,  prob. 
  originally,  to  entice  away  from  the  workshop;  pref.  d['e]- 
  (L.  dis-  or  de)  +  OF  bauche,  bauge,  hut,  cf  F.  bauge  lair 
  of  a  wild  boar;  prob.  from  G.  or  Icel.,  cf  Icel.  b[=a]lkr. 
  See  {Balk},  n.] 
  To  lead  away  from  purity  or  excellence;  to  corrupt  in 
  character  or  principles;  to  mar;  to  vitiate;  to  pollute;  to 
  seduce;  as  to  debauch  one's  self  by  intemperance;  to  debauch 
  a  woman;  to  debauch  an  army. 
 
  Learning  not  debauched  by  ambition.  --Burke. 
 
  A  man  must  have  got  his  conscience  thoroughly  debauched 
  and  hardened  before  he  can  arrive  to  the  height  of  sin. 
  --South. 
 
  Her  pride  debauched  her  judgment  and  her  eyes. 
  --Cowley. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Debauched  \De*bauched"\,  a. 
  Dissolute;  dissipated.  ``A  coarse  and  debauched  look.''  --Ld. 
  Lytton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  debauched 
  adj  :  unrestrained  by  convention  or  morality;  "Congreve  draws  a 
  debauched  aristocratic  society";  "deplorably  dissipated 
  and  degraded";  "riotous  living";  "fast  women"  [syn:  {degenerate}, 
  {degraded},  {dissipated},  {dissolute},  {libertine},  {profligate}, 
  {riotous},  {fast}] 




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