Pervert in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Pervert

(transitive) To turn another way; to divert. | (transitive) To corrupt; to cause to be untrue; corrupted or otherwise impure | To misapply; to misinterpret designedly.

Short Example Sentences for Pervert

  • 1. May fanaticism pervert it no more! 🔊
  • 2. Ignorance and pride may mistake or pervert them. 🔊
  • 3. This attempt to pervert the truth has absolutely failed. 🔊
  • 4. And the world is too ready to pervert this truth, and does pervert it. 🔊
  • 5. These altogether pervert the text, and miss the meaning of the passage. 🔊
  • 6. Its tendency to pervert public taste, and corrupt public morals. 🔊
  • 7. Here the word "spiritual" is deliberately inserted to pervert the meaning. 🔊
  • 8. Why did God create this Devil destined to pervert the human race? 🔊

How to use Pervert in Sentences?

  • 1. This externality can pervert his action and bring to light something else than lay in it. 🔊
  • 2. His was the pervert blood, the virtues and the sins born of the promiscuity of races. 🔊
  • 3. No doubt they thought that they would do a pious work in helping to pervert a country which they hated. 🔊
  • 4. Unhappy influences may check or pervert it: but there is no reason to believe that it can be utterly destroyed. 🔊
  • 5. She will pervert the aesthetic in him, through her hold on his material nature, his vanity, his luxuriousness. 🔊
  • 6. It shall pervert the law of habit, designed to strengthen you in the path of duty, and bind you in its iron chain. 🔊
  • 7. I expect to be busy in catching a party of rascals who have been trying to pervert our Sepoys by bribes and promises. 🔊
  • 8. Either the applicant must be ready to sell his independence, or, if that were done already, to pervert the politics of a relative. 🔊
  • 9. These rare senses and powers of reasoning were given to be used freely, but not audaciously, to discover, not to pervert the truth. 🔊
  • 10. It is only rarely one meets a man so scantily furnished with sense as to misunderstand and pervert what is written in plain English. 🔊
  • 11. Chattel slavery was not so bad; for, though the master might pervert religion for his own satisfaction, he could not impose upon the slave. 🔊
  • 12. It is not considered disreputable to take fee after fee to uphold injustice, to plead against innocence, to pervert truth, and to aid the devil. 🔊
  • 13. And Greeley was not the only Union journalist who helped, sometimes unwittingly, to pervert public opinion. 🔊
  • 14. I asked Case 51 whether a man originally brought up in Conservative views would be a pervert if he became a Liberal. 🔊
  • 15. Like all hypocrites, these men overstate the case to such a degree, and so turn and pervert facts and words that they succeed only in gaining the applause of other hypocrites like themselves. 🔊
  • 16. Often we sedulously endeavor to pervert him to our blase view of the world; we would have him believe it is a fated heap of cinders instead of an almost new thing to be formed and made perfect. 🔊
  • 17. It was an ordeal which made even her devoutest adherents tremble; for we knew the astuteness of the churchmen, and how that they would seek to win admissions which they would pervert to their own uses afterwards. 🔊