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lewd

adjective Sexually promiscuous, unchaste, licentious; less commonly, evil, wicked.
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4 TRANSPORTING FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROSTITUTION, LEWDNESS OR ASSIGNATION
The Governor's agenda to legitimize lewdness through same-sex marriage, like New Jersey Governor James E.
It saddens me that some people's only reaction is lewdness," said Bedolla.
The chapter titles are short but mysteriously inviting: Decorum, Lewdness, Desire, Mirth, Wisdom, Deceit and, finally, Happiness?
While prostitution was the province of women "abandoned to lewdness," the profits it generated, in the hands of a shrewd woman, could buy at least the facade of middle-class respectability for herself or her family members.
Certainly, the text reveals a great obsession with the apparent lewdness of the Asian people, particularly of women.
According to the Morning News, police "said Reed has a previous criminal history of sex-related offenses" and "appears on the state's sex offender registry as having been convicted in 2002 of class A misdemeanor lewdness involving a child.
As the member of a women's club that constantly crusades against public lewdness and drinking--the same club that got the science teacher fired--she believes that sex should never be discussed in the home.
The trio appeared at Manhattan Criminal Court, where they were charged with public lewdness.
The conductor called police who arrested all three and charged them with public lewdness.
Had he not been reined in, Rivers could have offered the Corcoran some measure of redemption as an unblinking purveyor of lewdness.
Julia Somerville stated that the letters contained lewd and offensive comments and she says they were of an obsessional, rambling content with outbursts of lewdness.