[ UK /dɪbˈɔːt‍ʃ/ ]
  1. corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    Do school counselors subvert young children?
    corrupt the morals
    debauch the young people with wine and women
    Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
  1. a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
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How To Use debauch In A Sentence

  • Good luck to him: but there is no earthly reason why BBC radio should timidly do the same, and debauch one of our greatest programmes in the process.
  • I used to indulge in lonely debauches, on nights when I knew my crew was going to sleep ashore. Chapter 11
  • Many of them clearly enjoyed a traditional expatriate life of abandoned debauchery.
  • For many young men, this would be a licence to indulge in debauchery, but Richie was a sensitive soul.
  • In 1805, an extremely handsome young man, he went up to Cambridge, where he attended intermittently to his studies between extravagant debauches there and in London.
  • Two of my star sign cards in Thoth are Pleasure and Debauchery. Spooky « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog
  • And then some unscheduled odd event - a thrilling novel, an unexpected phone call, a bout of debauch - will push the envelope, and the gears will start to spin.
  • Professing not to know that his nubile young companion on one particularly debauched evening was a call girl is even worse than knowing, and then trying to brazen your way out of it.
  • From this topic he transferred his disquisitions to the verb drink, which he affirmed was improperly applied to the taking of coffee, inasmuch as people did not drink, but sip or sipple that liquor; that the genuine meaning of drinking is to quench one's thirst, or commit a debauch by swallowing wine; that the Latin word, which conveyed the same idea, was bibere or potare, and that of the The Adventures of Roderick Random
  • I am off to my sister's house for a night of drunken revelry and debauchery.
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