(De*bat"ing*ly), adv. In the manner of a debate.
(De*bauch") v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Debauched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Debauching.] [F. débaucher,
prob. originally, to entice away from the workshop; pref. dé- (L. dis- or de) + OF. bauche, bauge, hut,
cf. F. bauge lair of a wild boar; prob. from G. or Icel., cf. Icel. balkr. See Balk, n.] 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.
(De*bauch"), n. [Cf. F. débauche.]
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,Cowley.
Fatigued and sick.
(De*bauched") a. Dissolute; dissipated. "A coarse and debauched look." Ld. Lytton.
(De*bauch"ed*ly) adv. In a profligate manner.
(De*bauch"ed*ness), n. The state of being debauched; intemperance. Bp. Hall.
(Deb`au*chee") n. [F. débauché, n., properly p. p. of débaucher. See Debauch, v. t.] One
who is given to intemperance or bacchanalian excesses; a man habitually lewd; a libertine.
(De*bauch"er) n. One who debauches or corrupts others; especially, a seducer to lewdness.