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English Dictionary: perpetrate by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
perpetrate
v
  1. perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
    Synonym(s): perpetrate, commit, pull
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Perpetrate \Per"pe*trate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perpetrated}; p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Perpetrating}.] [L. perpetratus, p. p. of
      perpetrare to effect, perpetrare; per + patrare to perform.]
      To do or perform; to carry through; to execute, commonly in a
      bad sense; to commit (as a crime, an offense); to be guilty
      of; as, to perpetrate a foul deed.
  
               What the worst perpetrate, or best endure. --Young.
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