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Overview of verb pervert

The verb pervert has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect

(corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals")

2. twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate

(practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words")

3. pervert, misuse, abuse

(change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers")


Overview of adj perverted

The adj perverted has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. kinky, perverted

((used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes; "kinky sex"; "perverted practices")

2. distorted, misrepresented, perverted, twisted

(having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented; "many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality"; "a perverted translation of the poem")

3. depraved, perverse, perverted, reprobate

(deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat")

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