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{adj: cursing} who is uttering obscenities
"arrested the flailing cursing old man"

{adj: dirty} (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
"dirty words"
"a dirty old man"
"dirty books and movies"
"boys telling dirty jokes"
"has a dirty mouth"
<-> clean

{adj: filthy, foul, nasty, smutty} characterized by obscenity
"had a filthy mouth"
"foul language"
"smutty jokes"

{n: Comstockery} censorship because of perceived obscenity or immorality

{n: obscenity, lewdness, bawdiness, salaciousness, salacity} the trait of behaving in an obscene manner

{n: obscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty word} an offensive or indecent word or phrase

{n: obscenity} an obscene act

{n: scatology} a preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions)

{n: smuttiness, dirtiness} obscenity in speech or writing

{v: curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate} utter obscenities or profanities
"The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"

{v: curse} heap obscenities upon
"The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"


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