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excesses

plural noun  /ɪkˈses·əz, ˈekˌses·əz/ us  
actions beyond the limit of what is acceptable: These villages are unspoiled by tourists and the excesses of modern life. The prosecutor’s thirst for publicity led to troubling excesses.
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