Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of pervert.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The only thing that has a chance of taking the politics out of these arguments is the Supreme Court, and most of you good people would delight in perverting that to get your way.

    Think Progress » Samuel Alito’s America

  • The American Medical Association (AMA), which actually represents the medical profession, has called PCRM a “fringe organization” that uses “unethical tactics” and is “interested in perverting medical science.”

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • The AMA has also called PCRM a "fringe organization" that uses "unethical tactics" and is "interested in perverting medical science."

    Boing Boing: February 8, 2004 - February 14, 2004 Archives

  • Thunder, and in short, perverting the Whole Frame of the Universe to the

    The Spectator, Volume 2.

  • Shortly afterwards, he observes, as if the idea of perverting and turning proverbs was in his mind, "The legs of a lame man are not equal, so is a parable in the mouth of fools."

    History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2) With an Introduction upon Ancient Humour

  • If they are charged with an offence such as perverting the course of justice or perjury in relation to their complaint they can then be named but there is no protection for those falsely accused of committing an assault.

    [cry rape] sorting out the truth from the lies

  • Bush officials were wont to say that those wily terrorists were "perverting" or "twisting" or outright "lying" about Muslim scripture in order to justify their atrocities.

    Articles on National Review Online

  • Left-wing politicians in favour of Garzon accused some Supreme Court judges of "perverting" justice in allowing their colleague Luciano Varela to prepare Garzon's trial.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Government does this as part of its narrative that terrorists couldn't possibly be accurately representing a well-grounded interpretation of Islam, and therefore must be 'perverting' or

    The Union - All Categories

  • Usama bin Laden is not "perverting" a "great world religion," he's practicing it.

    chicagotribune.com - News

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