bestial+indulgence

  • 1 debauch — I. v. a. 1. Corrupt, vitiate, deprave, pollute. 2. Seduce, corrupt (to lewdness), deflour, rob or spoil of virginity. II. n. 1. Debauchery, excess, intemperance, dissipation, dissoluteness, licentiousness, lewdness, lust or gluttony. 2. Potation …

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  • 2 bestialement — bestial, iale, iaux [ bɛstjal, jo ] adj. • 1190; lat. bestialis, de bestia ♦ Qui tient de la bête, qui assimile l homme à la bête. ⇒ 2. animal, brutal, sauvage. Air, instinct bestial. Amour bestial. Adv. BESTIALEMENT . ⊗ CONTR. Délicat, raffiné.… …

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  • 3 brutal — brutal, brute, brutish, bestial, beastly, feral are not close synonyms, though all suggest a likeness to or the nature of a lower animal and all, especially as applied to persons, tend to express strong derogation. Brutal is almost exclusively… …

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  • 4 bestiality — /bes chee al i tee, bees /, n., pl. bestialities. 1. brutish or beastly character or behavior; beastliness. 2. indulgence in beastlike appetites, instincts, impulses, etc. 3. an instance of bestial character or behavior. 4. sexual relations… …

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  • 5 bestiality — (n.) late 14c., the nature of beasts, from BESTIAL (Cf. bestial) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning indulgence in beastly instincts is from 1650s; sense of sexual activity with a beast is from 1611 (KJV) …

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  • 6 bes|ti|al|i|ty — «BEHS chee AL uh tee, tee », noun, plural ties. 1. bestial conduct or character. SYNONYM(S): brutality, irrationality, loathsomeness, depravity. 2. unrestricted indulgence; lust; sensuality. 3. a bestial act or practice …

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  • 7 Inferno (Dante) — Dante s Inferno redirects here. For other uses, see Dante s Inferno (disambiguation). Gustave Doré s engravings illustrated the Divine Comedy (1861–1868); here Dante is lost in Canto 1 of the Inferno …

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  • 8 Socialism and LGBT rights — [ thumb|right|150px|Qiu Jin (1875 1907), Chinese left wing revolutionary cross dresser.] While gay rights is seen by many in the western world today as a left wing political issue, sexual minorities and gender variant people do not belong as a… …

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  • 9 humain — humain, aine [ ymɛ̃, ɛn ] adj. et n. m. • v. 1150; lat. humanus, de homo « homme » I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ De l homme (I), propre à l homme. Nature humaine. Vie humaine. Corps, organisme humain. Chair humaine. N avoir plus figure humaine. D apparence… …

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  • 10 bestiality — bes•ti•al•i•ty [[t]ˌbɛs tʃiˈæl ɪ ti, ˌbis [/t]] n. pl. ties. 1) brutish or beastly character or behavior 2) indulgence in beastlike appetites 3) an instance of bestial character or behavior 4) sexual relations between a person and an animal •… …

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  • 11 bestiality — /bɛstiˈæləti / (say bestee aluhtee) noun 1. bestial character or conduct; beastliness. 2. excessive appetites or indulgence. 3. sexual relations of a human with an animal …

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