verb (used with object), per·pe·trat·ed, per·pe·trat·ing.
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Along with other scholars I interviewed, he suggests that a myth of Jewish passivity was perpetrated by Israel’s early politicians.Why the Stories of Jewish Women Who Fought the Nazis Remained Hidden for So Long|Judy Batalion|April 8, 2021|Time
Upon being released, she managed to perpetrate an identical scam for two years before getting caught again.The History of Ponzi Schemes Goes Deeper Than the Man Who Gave Them His Name|Steve Weisman|August 12, 2020|Time
As in Nazi Germany, it is usually governments driven by greed or power calculations that perpetrate such crimes.Still a Problem From Hell, Two Decades After Rwanda|John Prendergast|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the auctioneer could afterward do this he might change the name, substitute another, and so perpetrate a fraud.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The evils forbidden therein none should perpetrate, either on others or on himself.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
It is notorious that a mob will commit atrocities which a single individual could scarcely be tempted to perpetrate.
Occasionally they are joined by Indians, and these latter are always conspicuous for the cruelties they perpetrate.
But surely Christianity should not be condemned for what it forbids men to perpetrate under pain of the Divine displeasure.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East