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perversion

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Perversion \Per*ver"sion\, noun [L. perversio: cf. F. perversion. See {Pervert}.] The act of perverting, or the state of being perverted; a turning from truth or right; a diverting from the true intent or object; a change to something worse; a turning or applying to a wrong end or use. "Violations and perversions of the laws." --Bacon.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

perversion

noun

1: a curve that reverses the direction of something; "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords"

2: an aberrant sexual practice; [syn: {perversion}, {sexual perversion}]

3: the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use); "it was a perversion of justice"


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