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1‘the more ribald the men's remarks, the faster she walked’
bawdy, indecent, risqué, rude, racy, broad, earthy, Rabelaisian, spicy, suggestive, titillating, improper, naughty, indelicate, indecorous, off colour, locker-room
vulgar, dirty, filthy, smutty, crude, offensive, salacious, coarse, obscene, lewd, pornographic, X-rated
informal blue, raunchy
British informal fruity, near the knuckle, saucy
North American informal gamy
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