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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·bauch /dɪˈbɔʧ, ˈbɑʧ, di-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·bauch, n.
 1. Excess in eating or drinking; intemperance; drunkenness; lewdness; debauchery.
    The first physicians by debauch were made.   --Dryden.
 2. An act or occasion of debauchery.
 Silenus, from his night's debauch,
 Fatigued and sick.   --Cowley.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·bauch v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Debauched p. pr. & vb. n. Debauching.]  To lead away from purity or excellence; to corrupt in character or principles; to mar; to vitiate; to pollute; to seduce; as, to debauch one's self by intemperance; to debauch a woman; to debauch an army.
    Learning not debauched by ambition.   --Burke.
    A man must have got his conscience thoroughly debauched and hardened before he can arrive to the height of sin.   --South.
    Her pride debauched her judgment and her eyes.   --Cowley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and
          promiscuity [syn: orgy, debauchery, saturnalia, riot,
           bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry]
      v : corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch
          the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was
          accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors
          subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals" [syn: corrupt,
           pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debase,
           profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect]