verb (used with object), com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting.
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A new reality series spotlights the extent people will go to impress a crush—from pretending to be deaf to committing theft.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
La Barbie videotaped himself in the act of committing atrocities and mailed the evidence to The Dallas Morning News.
In this other video, 29-year-old Crawford is not committing an atrocity such as might be expected of ISIS.
Keen on enjoying her youth, Reign has little interest in committing right now.Swipe Right For Sex: Mixxxer Is Tinder for the Porn Star Set|Aurora Snow|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During his spring semester at Duke University, senior Lewis McLeod was expelled for committing a sexual assault.The College Bro’s Burden: Consent and Assault Cast a Shadow on Sexy Times|Amy Zimmerman|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He does not pretend to be just, while he is committing, or winking at, the most intolerable injustices.God and Mr. Wells|William Archer
Amidon could now draw checks in the name of Brassfield with no more than a dim sense of committing forgery.Double Trouble|Herbert Quick
What but fear of the law restrains many men from committing crimes?Rural Rides|William Cobbett
I had already become impatient and saw that I was on the point of committing an indiscretion.Friars and Filipinos|Jose Rizal
Among these latter, "one must be purified after committing such a sacrilege."The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim