debauchery


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Synonyms for debauchery

Synonyms for debauchery

a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

References in classic literature ?
On the other hand, he possibly spent more money in relieving hard-luck cases than did the wildest of the new millionaires on insane debauchery.
The peasants have vodka, the educated young people, shut out from activity, waste themselves in impossible dreams and visions and are crippled by theories; Jews have sprung up and are amassing money, and all the rest give themselves up to debauchery.
Her trial is the latest for entertainers charged with inciting debauchery, an offence punishable in Egypt by up to a year in prison.
As the team delve deeper into the macho fraternity of 'The Wolfpack', they find a darker side to the debauchery.
Four of the defendants, including the owner of the bath house, were charged with "running a place that organises paid sexual orgies", while another 21 faced charges of debauchery.
In her 2001 series "The Last Days of Pompeii," Antin conjures the anticipatory debauchery of Pliny's dying world, and in the more recent series, she presents a prologue to that prologue.
Not a footballer from this or any previous era, but the young Mike Tyson before the ravages of fame, drink and debauchery overtook him.
PROFILE BOOKS have brought out Jessica Warner's Craze: Gin and Debauchery in an Age of Reason ([pounds sterling]8.
Gin, the demon drink that took London by storm in the 18th Century as spirit taxes were significantly cut and seemingly the entire population turned to drink and debauchery at the same time (if you believe the history books).
She witnessed firsthand the debauchery of the time--how sex, money, and power had made a mockery of the ideals of the church--and thus waged a campaign of public opinion against the pope and his curia.
Sappington's choreography, then released the dancers to interpret visions of power, athleticism, love, despair, and debauchery.
In this context Joan became the figure of Roman debauchery and a proof of satanic perversion.
Drugs, debauchery, raves, rants and all else run rampant just outside Manitoba's capital city (played here for laughs as some kind of hip, prairie Sodom).
At the age of twenty, Charles received his full inheritance and shamelessly indulged in extravagant debauchery.
It is tempting to see the entire exercise as a metaphor for Berlin - beneath the haughty Prussian exterior lies decadence and debauchery - but after all it is only a bank and the morphological conspicuousness of the conference spaces is perhaps as much to do with commercial viability as being vehicles of architectural imagination.