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Related / Similar Words: deviant, deviate, degenerate, misuse, abuse, twist, twist around, convolute, sophisticate, corrupt, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect

 

Definition:
  • a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior;
  • change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don''t abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers";
  • practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive;
  • corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals";

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    Hyponyms: fetishist, masochist, nymphomaniac, nympho, pederast, paederast, child molester, pedophile, paedophile, sadist, sadomasochist, satyr, lecher, lech, letch, sodomite, sodomist, sod, bugger, fracture, take in vain, sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalise, infect, lead off, lead astray, whore, poison, bastardize, bastardise, suborn

     

    Derivational Morphology: deviate, vary, diverge, depart, corrupt, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect, misuse, abuse, perversion, sophism, sophistry, sophistication, construction, twist, distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting, profanation, degradation, debasement, libertine, debauchee, rounder, violator, debaucher, ravisher, orgy, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry, demoralization, demoralisation, corruption, subversion, deviant, degenerate

     

     
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