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At once uproarious, raw, and painfully honest, “Discord” unveils the many virtues and vices of these towering icons.

Prince Andrew, whatever his other vices may be, does not drink.

Next, add the vices of a rentier state: laziness, irresponsibility, a sense of entitlement, and ignorance.

He contrasted his vices with those of other congressmen who drank or “snort coke or chase women.”

Whoever the cocaine was destined for, it is certainly not the first report of vices in Vatican City.

I ne'er heard yet that any of these bolder vices wanted less impudence to gainsay what they did, than to perform it first.

He was scared from the world by its vices; and sometimes longed to repose his wearied spirit in the grave.

He was a great persecutor of heretics, and united with great talents equally great vices.

I believe that nearly all crimes, vices, cruelties, and other evil acts are due to ignorance or to mental disease.

You are only an honest countryman wandering amid a crowd of courtiers—virtue in danger amid a myriad of vices.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vices, such as: indecency, sensuality, carnality, perversion, lust, and trespass.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.