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per vurs

  • s  marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict
    took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans
  • s  resistant to guidance or discipline
    a perverse mood
  • s  deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good

  • It is shameful and downright perverse for the McCain campaign to use a bill that was written to protect young children from sexual predators as a recycled and discredited .
  • And the Son of Sam killer was still out there after more than a year, waiting to kill again, sending his perverse missives to the police and to New York Daily News columnist Jimmy .
  • Apart from her contradictory beginning, Squeaky Fromme most of all expresses her adulation of Charles Manson and describes his perverse attraction.
News & Articles

  • Wish you weren't here
    FILM Austrian Ulrich Seidl has been making films since the early 1980s, but didn't get much attention internationally until 2001's Dog Days , a bleak and nasty ensemble piece about some seemingly ordinary — but all variably pathetic, ugly and/or perverse — Viennese suburbanites sweating through a heat wave.
    June 12, 2013 - San Francisco Bay Guardian
  • Wish you weren't here
    FILM Austrian Ulrich Seidl has been making films since the early 1980s, but didn't get much attention internationally until 2001's Dog Days , a bleak and nasty ensemble piece about some seemingly ordinary — but all variably pathetic, ugly and/or perverse — Viennese suburbanites sweating through a heat wave.
    June 12, 2013 - San Francisco Bay Guardian
  • Essential Links
    User Panel Options!! A record of decadent, perverse, feel-weird hits of the winter. Just in time for summer. It should go without saying but it needs to said: this is an intricate, jarring and complicated piece of work and is undeniably brilliant.
    June 8, 2013 - metacritic
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in International Herald Tribune
    Banking regulators have observed that "poorly designed compensation policies can create perverse incentives that can ultimately jeopardize the health of the banking organization," Bernanke told a meeting of smaller "community" banks.
  • Rupert Murdoch in Washington Post
    Too many journalists seem to take a perverse pleasure in ruminating on their pending demise,Murdoch said in a speech, recorded in the United States and relayed nationally by the Australian Broadcasting Corp. It was the latest in an annual ABC...
  • Jaime Torres Bodet in FOXNews
    Perverse minds may be taking advantage of the difficult circumstances in Ciudad Juarez to destabilize and stop the government's work,said Jaime Torres, the city spokesman.

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