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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The action of turning something to a wrong use; A curve that reverses the direction of something.

Usage examples (4)
  • But the heart of what he is saying here has to do with the perversion of truth.
  • Question: how does the use of words like 'perversion' and the like show compassion and sensitivity?
  • It gets out that this was some kind of perversion-even if it turned out to have nothing to do with Ray-he'd lose a lot of votes.
  • When change goes too far it is called 'perversion' by any definition. for more
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