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perverse
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  • Now, was this distortion, this capacity for a perverted way of viewing things, a special or accidental case, or is such a general rule?
  • )—if you are capable of observing and seeing things as you evidently do, how is it that you saw nothing distorted or perverted in that claim upon your property, which you acknowledged a day or two since; and which was full of arguments founded upon the most distorted views of right and wrong?

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  • She took perverse satisfaction in spoiling his plans.
  • a perverse mood

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