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Sample sentences for the GRE study word licentious

licentious can be used as a adj

1.Behaving licentious toward me, taking no denial. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.What rein can hold licentious wickedne. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.But chief he gloried with licentious styl. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.With all licentious measure, making your will. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.First, we may observe that the relations of the sexes supposed by him are the reverse of licentious he seems rather to aim at an impossible strictness. - from The Republic by Plato
6.Though the work is in most respects inferior, there are a few passages in the Laws, such as the honour due to the soul, the evils of licentious or unnatural love, the whole of Book x. - from The Republic by Plato
7.And then he got into the company of a more refined, licentious sort of people, and taking to all their wanton ways rushed into the opposite extreme from an abhorrence of his father's meanness. - from The Republic by Plato
8."This is one of the most licentious corruptions of orthography," says Tyrwhitt, "that I remember to have observed in Chaucer" but such liberties were common among the European poets of his time. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
9.It is in such countries only, that the public safety does not require that the sovereign should be trusted with any discretionary power, for suppressing even the impertinent wantonness of this licentious liberty. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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