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How to use vulgarity in a sentence

Smoking now is as common as eating and drinking, and to smoke amongst ladies is a vulgarity.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
There is no surer mark of vulgarity than over dressing or gay dressing in the street.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
So that the Provençal language, in spite of everything, keeps a certain patois vulgarity.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
It is said that the late Ward McAllister shrank with peculiar distaste from the vulgarity of divorce.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
Vulgarity, mother says, is pretending to be what you are not.
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
Education has nothing to do with vulgarity in its bad sense.'
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
There is no vulgarity in this idea: it is a poetical degree in the scale of passion.
THE SUBSTANCE OF A DREAM F. W. BAIN
It ennobled labor from a vulgarity into a dignity and a duty.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
And there was a vulgarity about their interference of which Mrs Baggett was not guilty.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
There was no symptom of raving or rant; no vulgarity or bad taste.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
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WORDS RELATED TO VULGARITY

  • barbarism
  • blunder
  • faux pas
  • gaffe
  • gaucherie
  • goof
  • immodesty
  • improperness
  • impudence
  • incongruity
  • incorrectness
  • indecency
  • indecorum
  • inelegance
  • rudeness
  • slip
  • solecism
  • unbecomingness
  • unfitness
  • unseemliness
  • unsuitability
  • unsuitableness
  • vulgarism
  • vulgarity
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