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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of committing a crime.

Usage examples (31)
  • Almagro's seem to have rivalled each other in the invention and perpetration of crimes.
  • Government to thwart the perpetration of the red-handed crimes contemplated by the leaders.
  • "Wretch," said Legendre, "thou hast the strength of Hercules for the perpetration of crime."
  • I obeyed, hoping to be able to prevent the perpetration of the terrible deed which she meditated. for more
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