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debauchery

[dih-baw-chuh-ree] /dɪˈbɔ tʃə ri/
noun, plural debaucheries.
1.
excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures; intemperance.
2.
Archaic. seduction from duty, allegiance, or virtue.
Origin of debauchery
1635-1645
1635-45; debauch + -ery
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n.

1640s, from debauch + -ery. With a variety of spellings in 17c., e.g. debaush-, deboich-, debosh-.

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