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lewd

adjective Sexually promiscuous, unchaste, licentious; less commonly, evil, wicked.
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"A District Court jury convicted the defendant of open and gross lewdness based on testimony that he had masturbated in front of a woman (victim) in a health club sauna in Tisbury.
"It is a high visibility presence, walking through the train and making sure the families feel safe and any lewdness or crudeness is stamped out at the earliest opportunity."
During committee hearings on the bill earlier this session, opponents of the proposal argued a person should be prosecuted for the crime under current laws that outlaw animal cruelty or lewdness. But supporters said that many crimes committed against animals aren't realized until well after the act.
She finally spots him as he's kicked out of work, charged with slander, lewdness and drunkenness before being nailed to the stocks by his ear.
Dubai: A passenger has been accused of lewdness after getting drunk on the business class of a Dubai-bound flight, flashing and committing an indecent act in front of a married couple.
This pacy pantomime, written by Andrew Ryan, is directed by old hand Ian Good, who also plays a bawdy Widow Twankey - but one who stays on the right side of lewdness.
Gappens, who had been executive vice president and general manager since 2008, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a misdemeanor lewdness charge and agreed to a $500 fine and counseling as part of a plea deal.
Sir William claimed: "Lewdness and lasciviousness will be the theme.
Jeffrey Frisch and charged with open and gross lewdness.
SALT LAKE CITY -- A 77-year-old Utah man, Myron Lee Kipp, who police say was sunbathing nude in his backyard next to a church parking lot, has pleaded not guilty to seven misdemeanor counts of lewdness, four involving a child.
Watterson has been charged with open and gross lewdness and disturbing the peace.