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crapulosity

crapulosity
 n.— «Just a few years ago you couldn’t buy condoms legally in Ireland, nor could you get a divorce, though (just like in Malawi) buckets of beer were easily available and unruly crapulosities a national curse.» —“The Rock Star’s Burden” by Paul Theroux New York Times Dec. 15, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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