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vice1  audio  (vs) KEY 

    1. An evil, degrading, or immoral practice or habit.
    2. A serious moral failing.
    3. Wicked or evil conduct or habits; corruption.
  1. Sexual immorality, especially prostitution.
    1. A slight personal failing; a foible: the vice of untidiness.
    2. A flaw or imperfection; a defect.
  2. A physical defect or weakness.
  3. An undesirable habit, such as crib-biting, in a domestic animal.
    1. Vice A character representing generalized or particular vice in English morality plays.
    2. A jester or buffoon.

Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vitium

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