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perpetrate

(ˈpɚpətret)
in. to pose; to pretend. Look at her clothes. Have you ever seen anyone perpetrate like that?
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The Baltimore Amer- ican, of March 17, 1845, relates a similar case of atrocity, perpetrated with similar impunity--as fol- lows:--"~Shooting a slave.
These ambiguous circumstances, with the stranger's surprise and terror, made Dominicus think of raising a hue and cry after him, as an accomplice in the murder; since a murder, it seemed, had really been perpetrated.
He deemed it advisable, however, not to be too positive as to the date of the direful fact, and also to be uncertain whether it were perpetrated by an Irishman and a mulatto, or by the son of Erin alone.
We passed through Kimballton at three o'clock this morning, and most certainly should have been informed of the murder had any been perpetrated.
And further they are likely to have a bad effect on those who hear them; for everybody will begin to excuse his own vices when he is convinced that similar wickednesses are always being perpetrated by-- The kindred of the gods, the relatives of Zeus, whose ancestral altar, the attar of Zeus, is aloft in air on the peak of Ida, and who have the blood of deities yet flowing in their veins.
We have observed the disposition to retaliation excited in Connecticut in consequence of the enormities perpetrated by the Legislature of Rhode Island; and we reasonably infer that, in similar cases, under other circumstances, a war, not of PARCHMENT, but of the sword, would chastise such atrocious breaches of moral obligation and social justice.
The broad grin that had sat upon the sailor's face as he perpetrated his little joke froze to an expression of terror.
And if any one should say: "King Louis yielded the Romagna to Alexander and the kingdom to Spain to avoid war, I answer for the reasons given above that a blunder ought never to be perpetrated to avoid war, because it is not to be avoided, but is only deferred to your disadvantage.
Forces in the UK recorded 64,667 sexual offences allegedly perpetrated against victims aged under 18 in 2016-17, according to figures obtained by the NSPCC.
Perhaps, it is only through awareness and 'public pressure' that drone attacks can be tried as a perpetrated war crime in international courts.
A Foreign Ministry official source denounced the acts of sabotage and terrorism, being perpetrated by Iran to subvert regional security and stability.
Summary: Israel must be brought to justice for the injustice perpetrated on the Palestinian people
The Cuban government has denied responsibility and previously insisted: "The Cuban government has never perpetrated, nor will it ever perpetrate, attacks of any kind against diplomats.
We condemn the attack perpetrated against the office of the Turkish Airlines in Athens this morning (13 September) that caused material damage.
Summary: A group of Palestinian scholars based in Lebanon Tuesday condemned the ongoing violence perpetrated against Muslim minorities in Myanmar.