verb (used with object), per·pe·trat·ed, per·pe·trat·ing.
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Origin of perpetrate
OTHER WORDS FROM perpetrate
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH perpetrateperpetrate , perpetuate
Example sentences from the Web for perpetrate
At the same time, technology has made it easier for criminals to perpetrate these scams from abroad and to mask their identities, and reports of massive cyber-hacks now seem to barely break through the news.A Crime Epidemic Has Cost Americans Billions. Why Aren't More People Paying Attention?|Ankush Khardori|January 27, 2021|Time
Women were overlooked by international tribunals despite their involvement in perpetrating violence because they were rarely in positions to command others.Why It’s Important To See Women As Capable … Of Terrible Atrocities|LGBTQ-Editor|November 21, 2020|No Straight News
Many prominent Congolese human-rights activists consider minerals to be at the heart of the perpetration of atrocities.Aaron Rodgers Takes Aim at Congo’s ‘Blood Minerals’ War|John Prendergast|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, Lebas had no idea of the nature of his crime, or that in England was the scene of its perpetration.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Amid the perpetration of much bloodshed and tyranny, Christianity has certainly achieved some good.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The perpetration of iniquity in the course of our daily practice, must not be confounded with the original tendency.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
Nick felt Nash could never surprise him any more save by mere plain perpetration.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
It was almost pathetic that any one could so cheerfully and irresponsibly suggest the perpetration of a crime.A Reversible Santa Claus|Meredith Nicholson