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Pervert: Word Wednesday (Improve Your Word Power)

Pervert is today’s word and it is a word, at least in the UK, that has connotations with sex offenders. A “perve” is often the abbreviated derogatory version of the word likely to be spat out with some venom in the direction of an actual or perceived sex offender. Yet as is the case with many words in the English language, “perve” is flexible and is often heard as part of banter between friends. So if friend A does or says something gross then a typical response from friend B would be “you perve”! What does Merriam-Webster have to say? Definition transitive verb 1 a : to cause to turn aside or away from what is good or true or morally right : corrupt b…

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