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cesspool

noun

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a place of great vice and corruption
  • over the decades the once-respectable neighborhood had become an urban cesspool

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The first known use of cesspool was in 1783

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“Cesspool.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cesspool. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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