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1‘people may be driven to vice by cruel social circumstances’
immorality, wrongdoing, wrong, wickedness, badness, evil-doing, evil, iniquity, villainy, venality, impurity, corruption, corruptness, misconduct
sin, sinfulness, ungodliness, godlessness, unholiness, unrighteousness, profanity
depravity, degeneracy, turpitude, sordidity, perversion, pervertedness, dissolution, dissipation, debauchery, decadence, lasciviousness, lewdness, lechery, lecherousness, degradation
crime, transgression, offence, immoral act, evil act, act of wickedness, fall from grace
rare peccability, peccancy
2‘smoking is my only vice’
shortcoming, failing, flaw, fault, defect, weakness, weak point, deficiency, limitation, imperfection, blemish, foible, fallibility, frailty, infirmity
virtue, strong point
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