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1 a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior
  • claimed that rap and rock music were responsible for the perversion of the nation's young people

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2 incorrect or improper use
  • if there's a hidden charge for the service, then that's a perversion of the word "free"

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The first known use of perversion was in the 14th century

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“Perversion.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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