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From Latin prōmiscuus possessed equally prō- intensive pref. pro–1 miscēre to mix meik- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin prōmiscuus (“mixed, not separated"), from prō (“forth") + misceō (“mix").
It was general knowledge that Lori had been promiscuous in her youth.
Ricky's abused childhood leads him to promiscuous sexual activity to prove he's a "man".
Her third record, Loose, included the hit Promiscuous.
On the other hand, pelagic sealing, being a method of promiscuous slaughter, was illegitimate; it was contra bonos mores and analogous to piracy.
Qahir was a drunkard, and derived the money for his excesses from promiscuous confiscation.
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