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perversion

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Definition the conversion of something so it is not what it should be — especially a sexual practice considered unacceptable by society
  • It was an unacceptable perversion of justice.
perversion = the conversion of something to a wrong use
  • The library wants to assure the Internet is not used to strengthen pedophilia or other unhealthy sexual perversions.
  • And you won't stink up China anymore with your pervert stuff.
    David Henry Hwang  --  M. Butterfly
  • pervert = sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • Pervert! I yelled and kicked at the man's hand. Brian came running into the room with a hatchet he kept by his bed, and the man bolted out the door.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable or illegal by society
  • But your feelings got hurt, so you started spreading lies, and now every girl in school is talking about me like I'm some kind of pervert.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • ...it was probably some pervert that hangs out at that sick place by...
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • I thought you were some guy, some pervert who'd ... and then when you didn't break down the door or anything . . .
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • They gave themselves, as the Indian did, to nature, not trying to subdue it, or pervert it, but to live with it.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • pervert = convert something so it is not what it should be
  • Among other things, I hold painfully in mind a certain singular perversion and amplification of the wild air of the last waltz of Von Weber.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • perversion = the conversion of something so it is not what it should be
  • A way to catch this pervert in the act.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • Are you asking if I ever had sex with my girlfriend? I met you, like, two hours ago. Is there something wrong with you? Are you the school pervert?
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • This tragic soul has endured a perversion of nature ... His skin was blue.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • perversion = conversion of something so it is not what it should be
  • I opened the door to the basement, and my sister and this boy were naked. ... And she screamed at me in a whisper. "Get out. You pervert."
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • Then there was Ross, the second guy she dated. Ross the doctor. Ross the good-looking guy. Ross the pervert. One date with him was enough, thank you very much.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • "Hi, I'm Connie. And I don't want you going through my things in my room. You got that?" ... [she] wore a minidress. I couldn't help myself as I stared up at her legs. Connie stepped back, and her face turned red. "Mom, he's a little pervert!"
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • He and Brian and I went out on a serious Pervert Hunt.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • pervert = of someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • The neighborhood also had its share of perverts.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • perverts = people who like sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • "She's a pervert!"
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • pervert = someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • We decided we had been Pervert Hunting, which was just like Demon Hunting except the enemy was real and dangerous instead of being the product of a kid's overactive imagination.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • pervert = of someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society
  • And every now and then, when Brian and I were feeling revved up, he'd get a machete and I'd get a baseball bat and we'd go Pervert Hunting, clearing the streets of the creeps who preyed on kids.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
pervert = of someone who likes sexual practices considered unacceptable by society

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