Lewd vs Whoremongering - What's the difference?
As an adjective lewd
is lascivious, sexually promiscuous, rude.
As a noun whoremongering is
the behaviour of a whoremonger; lewd licentiousness; pimping.
Lascivious, sexually promiscuous, rude.
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(obsolete) Lay; not clerical.
* Sir J. Davies
- Onstage he was known for ricochet riffs on politics, social issues and cultural matters both high and low; tales of drug and alcohol abuse; lewd commentaries on relations between the sexes; and lightning-like improvisations on anything an audience member might toss at him.
(obsolete) Vulgar, common; typical of the lower orders.
* Bible, Acts xvii. 5.
- So these great clerks their little wisdom show / To mock the lewd , as learn'd in this as they.
- But the Jews, which believed not, and assaulted the house of Jason.
(obsolete) Base, vile, reprehensible.
- Too lewd to work, and ready for any kind of mischief.
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The behaviour of a whoremonger; lewd licentiousness; pimping.