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perpetrate

slang To pretend to be or act in the manner of someone who is unlike one's actual self. Primarily heard in US. These rich white kids listening to gangster rap are all just perpetrating.
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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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Despite the killings perpetrated by motorcycle-riding gunmen, Pamuspusan assured that this city remains peaceful.
In fact, many Caucasian individuals have publicly acknowledged the inhumanities that the leading classes of that race have perpetrated against black and brown humanity namely, against human beings of African, Asian and American roots.
He said: "I am extremely pained by this act of inhumanity perpetrated by terrorists.
"The Syrian Arab Republic condemns, with the strongest terms, the heinous crime perpetrated by Al Saud regime coalition against a convoy carrying children in Yemen, claiming the lives of a big number of the children," An official source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
'While we encourage foreign investment into the country, it give no one the right to subject one of us to torture in our own homeland as the level of savagery perpetrated against John Davies by workers both local and expatriate of Sime Darby plantation.'
In nearly 14,000 cases the alleged victim was aged 10 or under, with 2,788 allegedly perpetrated against children aged four or under.
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."
Summary: A group of Palestinian scholars based in Lebanon Tuesday condemned the ongoing violence perpetrated against Muslim minorities in Myanmar.
Most of the high violence crimes perpetrated in Galati in the period 2003-2013 involved the existence of one author and one victim (88%); yet there are circumstances when two authors perpetrated the deeds.
Among other assertions, Karega dubbed ISIS a "CIA and Mossad operation," posted a video asserting that Israel perpetrated 9/11, claimed the Jewish state downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, said the Mossad perpetrated the Charlie Hebdo attacks, and shared an anti-Semitic meme of Jewish banker Jacob Rothschild that declared, "We own your news, the media, your oil, and your government."
US Government Is to Make Up for Injustice They Perpetrated against Mankind: Jazayeri Jazayeri recalled targeting Iranian passenger plane in July 3, 1988 by US, a historical shame on the US administration of ex-president Ronald Reagan
The French foreign ministry said it provides compensation for all victims of any nationality, of terrorist acts perpetrated in France and to all French victims of terrorist acts perpetrated outside France.
JEDDAH, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani strongly condemned the incursion perpetrated by the Israeli occupation forces into Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday.