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perverse
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Northanger Abbey
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  • But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her.
  • Nay, perverse as it seemed, she doubted whether she might not have felt less, had she been less attended to.

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

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