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1. pervert

verb. ['ˈpɝːvɝt, pɝˈvɝːt'] practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • convolute
  • denote
  • twist around
  • refer

Antonyms

  • better
  • moral
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • pervertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • perverto (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pervert

  • disconcert
  • vanwert
  • subvert
  • reassert
  • mcwhirt
  • dilbert
  • convert
  • concert
  • boisvert
  • unhurt
  • thibert
  • squirt
  • revert
  • mcguirt
  • mcgirt
  • invert
  • insert
  • exert
  • divert
  • dessert
  • desert
  • spurt
  • skirt
  • schwerdt
  • overt
  • inert
  • flirt
  • evert
  • blurt
  • avert

Sentences with pervert


1. Noun, singular or mass
So the pervert in you wants to be a flasher for Halloween.

Quotes about pervert


1. The morning always has a way of creeping up on me and peeking in my bedroom windows. The sunrise is such a pervert.
- Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

2. Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn't give you what you desire - it tells you how to desire.
- Slavoj Žižek

3. As for what it's against - the story is against those who pervert and misuse religion, or any other kind of doctrine with a holy book and a priesthood and an apparatus of power that wields unchallengeable authority, in order to dominate and suppress human freedoms.
- Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials

2. pervert

noun. ['ˈpɝːvɝt, pɝˈvɝːt'] a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior.

Synonyms

  • miscreant
  • letch
  • lech
  • deviate
  • nympho
  • sodomite
  • sod
  • sadist
  • lecher
  • pedophile
  • fetishist
  • satyr
  • masochist
  • deviant
  • sodomist
  • nymphomaniac
  • reprobate
  • degenerate
  • child molester
  • sadomasochist
  • pederast
  • bugger
  • paederast

Antonyms

  • masochist
  • conform
  • equal
  • normal

Etymology

  • pervertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • perverto (Latin)

3. pervert

verb. ['ˈpɝːvɝt, pɝˈvɝːt'] change the inherent purpose or function of something.

Synonyms

  • take in vain
  • abuse
  • misuse
  • fracture
  • expend

Antonyms

  • unneurotic
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • pervertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • perverto (Latin)

4. pervert

verb. ['ˈpɝːvɝt, pɝˈvɝːt'] corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.

Synonyms

  • misdirect
  • demoralize
  • bastardize
  • profane
  • infect
  • sensualise
  • debauch
  • poison
  • deprave
  • carnalize
  • suborn
  • debase
  • lead astray
  • change
  • subvert
  • carnalise
  • vitiate
  • sensualize
  • demoralise
  • modify
  • corrupt
  • lead off
  • bastardise

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • pervertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • perverto (Latin)
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