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pervert

  

      vb   tr  
1    to use wrongly or badly  
2    to interpret wrongly or badly; distort  
3    to lead into deviant or perverted beliefs or behaviour; corrupt  
4    to debase  
      n  
5    a person who practises sexual perversion  
     (C14: from Old French pervertir, from Latin pervertere to turn the wrong way, from per- (indicating deviation) + vertere to turn)  
  perverter      n  
  pervertible      adj  
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pervert

  

      vb  
1    abuse, distort, falsify, garble, misconstrue, misinterpret, misrepresent, misuse, twist, warp  
2    corrupt, debase, debauch, degrade, deprave, desecrate, initiate, lead astray, subvert  
      n  
3    debauchee, degenerate, deviant, sicko     (informal)   sleazeball     (slang)   weirdo or weirdie     (informal)  

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