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perpetrating

verb
present participle of perpetrate

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to carry through (as a process) to completion
  • the anonymity of the Web allows pranksters to perpetrate their hoaxes with impunity

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“Perpetrating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perpetrating. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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