Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: lechery

Definition: gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man


Sentences Containing 'lechery'

Asmodeus' reputation as the personification of lust continued into later writings, as he was known as the "Prince of Lechery" in the 16th century romance "Friar Rush".
Crimes were invented in the press against religious believers that corresponded with their arrest. Accusations of lechery and VD were used against clergy wherever possible, since the propaganda maintained that the only reason why an intellectual would become a priest would be by moral decline and dishonesty in order to exploit people.

More Vocab Words

::: trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
::: annul - make void
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
::: brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence