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perverse
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
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Definition
not what is expected, or considered proper

or: having the opposite effect of what is desired
  • The reflection which resulted from this refraction was, necessarily, divergent and perverted.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (39% in)
  • So this is as much as to say, perverse and thieving knave that you are, that you permit yourself to be lacking in respect towards the Auditor of the Châtelet, to the magistrate committed to the popular police of Paris, charged with searching out crimes, delinquencies, and evil conduct; with controlling all trades, and interdicting monopoly; with maintaining the pavements; with debarring the hucksters of chickens, poultry, and water-fowl; of superintending the measuring of fagots and...
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (75% in)

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