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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pervert  \Per*vert"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Perverted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Perverting}.]  [F.  pervertir,  L.  pervertere, 
  perversum  per  +  vertere  to  turn.  See  {Per-},  and  {Verse}.] 
  1.  To  turnanother  way  to  divert.  [Obs.] 
 
  Let's  follow  him  and  pervert  the  present  wrath. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  turn  from  truth,  rectitude,  or  propriety;  to  divert 
  from  a  right  use  end  or  way  to  lead  astray;  to  corrupt; 
  also  to  misapply;  to  misinterpret  designedly;  as  to 
  pervert  one's  words  --Dryden. 
 
  He  in  the  serpent,  had  perverted  Eve.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  perverted 
  adj  1:  (used  of  sexual  behavior)  "kinky  sex";  "perverted  practices" 
  [syn:  {kinky}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {distorted}, 
  {misrepresented},  {twisted}] 
  3:  marked  by  immorality;  deviating  from  what  is  considered 
  right  or  proper  or  good;  "depraved  criminals";  "a 
  perverted  sense  of  loyalty";  "the  reprobate  conduct  of  a 
  gambling  aristocrat"  [syn:  {depraved},  {immoral},  {perverse}, 
  {reprobate}] 




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