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turpitūdō inis, f

turpis, unsightliness, repulsiveness, foulness, deformity : an est ullum maius malum turpitudine?—Fig., baseness, shamefulness, disgrace, dishonor, infamy, turpitude : ut nulla turpitudo ab accusatore obiceretur: turpitudinem delere ac tollere: vitandae turpitudinis causā: cum summā turpitudine aetatem agere, S.: ut turpitudinem fugae virtute delerent, Cs.: turpitudinum societas, fellowship in vile practices : qui est gurges turpitudinum omnium.

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