Synonyms for harlotry

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I call it corruption of a young gentleman like him, and harlotry, sir, I call it.

As to his "harlotry," he clearly could not be responsible for the metamorphoses of his soul after death.

She sought them out and courted them all to increase her harlotry.

His companions were chosen from the harlotry and knavery of the civilised world.

Protect the nobility and gentry in their harlotry, and let holiness be measured by the fineness of the garments.

To them harlotry is in all its blasting, withering phases, a familiar story before they have reached the age of ten years.

For a spirit of harlotry hath led them astray, and they have played the harlot from their God.

Harlotry, wine and new wine take away the heart of My people.

Concubinage, slave women, harlotry, and all other forms but the prescribed one have been put under taboo.

Maeterlinck's heroine, on the other hand, sinks lower than harlotry: when her body is beyond buying she sells her hand.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "loose, crude, or obscene behavior; sexual immorality; ribald talk or jesting," from harlot + -ry.

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prostitution

nounwhoredom
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