Word of the Day
sophistry sophistry
/ˈsɑ fɪs trɪ/

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  • pervert pervert  /ˈpɜr vərt/ ?  a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in…

    pervert meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    2. (v) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    3. (v) practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    4. (v) change the inherent purpose or function of something

    Synonym(s)

    pervert usage(s)

    1. That can be exploited by any male pervert overseeing a classroom.
    2. To say what a pervert Franken is, Coleman alluded to a smutty humor piece about virtual sex that Franken wrote for Playboy eight years ago.
  • perverted perverted  /pər ˈvɜr tɪd/ ?  (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant…
  • pervious pervious  /ˈpɜr vjəs/ ?  admitting of passage or entrance
  • perviousness perviousness  the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
  • pes pes  the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
  • pes cavus pes cavus  a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension…
  • pes planus pes planus  a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
  • pesach pesach  (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the…
  • pesah pesah  (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the…
  • pesantran pesantran  a Muslim school in Indonesia operated by religious leaders; produces young militants…
  • pesantren pesantren  a Muslim school in Indonesia operated by religious leaders; produces young militants…
  • peseta peseta  /pə ˈseɪ tə/ ?  formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos
  • pesewa pesewa  100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana
  • pesh merga pesh merga  a Kurdish guerrilla force in Iraqi Kurdistan
  • peshawar peshawar  /ˈpɛ ʃə wɔr/ ?  city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
  • peshmerga peshmerga  a member of a Kurdish guerilla organization that fights for a free Kurdish state
  • peskier peskier  causing irritation or annoyance
  • peskiest peskiest  causing irritation or annoyance
  • pesky pesky  /ˈpɛ ski/ ?  causing irritation or annoyance
  • peso peso  /ˈpeɪ soʊ/ ?  the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos
  • pessary pessary  /ˈpɛ sə rɪ/ ?  a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made…
  • pessimal pessimal  of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
  • pessimism pessimism  /ˈpɛ sə ˌmɪ zəm/ ?  the feeling that things will turn out badly
  • pessimist pessimist  /ˈpɛ sə məst/ ?  a person who expects the worst
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