Definitions for debauchdɪˈbɔtʃ
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orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry(verb)
a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)
corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
"debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
An act of debauchery.
to morally corrupt (someone); to seduce
to debase (something); to lower the value of (something)
to lead away from purity or excellence; to corrupt in character or principles; to mar; to vitiate; to pollute; to seduce; as, to debauch one's self by intemperance; to debauch a woman; to debauch an army
excess in eating or drinking; intemperance; drunkenness; lewdness; debauchery
an act or occasion of debauchery
Origin: [F. dbaucher, prob. originally, to entice away from the workshop; pref. d- (L. dis- or de) + OF. bauche, bauge, hut, cf. F. bauge lair of a wild boar; prob. from G. or Icel., cf. Icel. blkr. See Balk, n.]
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The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
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