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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Deliberately deviant; In a contrary disobedient manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • In some ways, our insistence on painting a batterer in black and white terms perversely blames the victim.
  • Sahib perversely refused to talk in his own tongue.
  • The world is a perversely complicated technicality.
  • Now, perversely, the Chinese government is helping his cause. for more
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