deprave

  • 21 deprave — pervade …

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  • 22 deprave — [dɪ preɪv] verb make (someone) immoral or wicked; corrupt. Derivatives depravation noun depravity dɪ pravɪti noun (plural depravities). Origin ME (in the sense pervert in meaning or intention ): from OFr. depraver or L. depravare, from de down,… …

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  • 23 deprave — v. a. Vitiate, corrupt, contaminate, pollute, demoralize, make bad …

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  • 24 deprave — verb (T) formal to be an evil influence on someone, especially someone who is young or not very experienced depravity, noun (U): scenes of depravity depravation noun (U) …

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  • 25 deprave — verb young minds depraved by pornography Syn: corrupt, lead astray, warp, subvert, pervert, debauch, debase, degrade, defile, sully, pollute …

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  • 26 deprave — v corrupt, make bad, debauch, seduce, pervert, subvert, demoralize, lead astray, lead away; make worse, corrode, undermine, eat away at; vitiate, debase, abase, lower, degrade, degenerate, deteriorate; adulterate, pollute, contaminate, infect,… …

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  • 27 deprave — de·prave …

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  • 28 deprave — de•prave [[t]dɪˈpreɪv[/t]] v. t. praved, prav•ing 1) to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt 2) Obs. to defame • Etymology: 1325–75; ME (< AF) < L dēprāvāre to pervert, corrupt =dē de + pravāre, der. of prāvus crooked dep•ra•va•tion… …

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  • 29 deprave — To defame; to corrupt morally; vilify; exhibit contempt for. Corrupt, perverted or immoral state of mind …

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  • 30 deprave — To defame; to corrupt morally; vilify; exhibit contempt for. Corrupt, perverted or immoral state of mind …

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  • 31 deprave — v.tr. pervert or corrupt, esp. morally. Derivatives: depravation n. Etymology: ME f. OF depraver or L depravare (as DE , pravare f. pravus crooked) …

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  • 32 pravé — dépravé …

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  • 33 pervade — deprave …

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  • 34 Depraved — Deprave De*prave (d[ e]*pr[=a]v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depraved} (d[ e]*pr[=a]vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Depraving}.] [L. depravare, depravatum; de + pravus crooked, distorted, perverse, wicked.] 1. To speak ill of; to depreciate; to malign; to… …

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  • 35 Depraving — Deprave De*prave (d[ e]*pr[=a]v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depraved} (d[ e]*pr[=a]vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Depraving}.] [L. depravare, depravatum; de + pravus crooked, distorted, perverse, wicked.] 1. To speak ill of; to depreciate; to malign; to… …

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  • 36 dépravée — ● dépravé, dépravée nom Personne pervertie, détournée du bien, des dispositions morales considérées comme normales …

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  • 37 depravity — deprave ► VERB ▪ lead away from what is natural or right; corrupt. DERIVATIVES depravity noun. ORIGIN Latin depravare, from pravus crooked, perverse …

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  • 38 dépraver — [ deprave ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1212 « altérer »; lat. depravare « tordre, corrompre », de pravus « mauvais » 1 ♦ (1580) Amener (qqn) à désirer le mal, à s y complaire. ⇒ corrompre, pervertir. Dépraver un adolescent. Les mauvais exemples …

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  • 39 DÉPRAVER — v. a. T. de Médec. Altérer d une manière fâcheuse, faire passer d un bon à un mauvais état. Cela déprave l estomac, la digestion.   Il s emploie figurément, dans le langage ordinaire, pour Corrompre, pervertir. Dépraver les moeurs. Dépraver l… …

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  • 40 pervers — pervers, erse [ pɛrvɛr, ɛrs ] adj. et n. • purvers 1120; lat. perversus, p. p. de pervertere → pervertir 1 ♦ Littér. Qui est enclin au mal, se plaît à faire le mal ou à l encourager. ⇒ corrompu, dépravé, méchant, vicieux. Âme perverse. « un petit …

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