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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.

perpetrate

(ˈpɚpətret)
in. to pose; to pretend. Look at her clothes. Have you ever seen anyone perpetrate like that?
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Since evidence indicates that relationships exist between perpetrating date violence and various variables, then one should be able to directly investigate behavioral variables as predictors for the perpetration of violent acts in dating situations.
These subtests consisted of questions contributing to the various forms of date abuse (perpetrating physical date violence, perpetrating psychological date violence, experiencing physical date abuse, experiencing psychological date abuse).
Perhaps for women not currently in a dating relationship, it is easier to envision accepting violence toward a hypothetical partner, since they do not have an actual partner to conceptualize perpetrating violence against.
The terrorist organizations perpetrating the attacks wanted to exploit the advantages of operating and dispatching females to perpetrate terrorist attacks, primarily within the green line.
At any rate, the word perpetrating should replace perpetuating in the context under examination.
The letters said that when the Security Council takes a clear stance in confronting such terrorist crimes, it sends a strong message to the crime perpetrators that the international community is united in the face of terrorism away from any double standard policy which could encourage those terrorists to go ahead in perpetrating their criminal attacks which go beyond limits.
The session urged the Islamic nation to rally together against arming the illegitimate Damascus regime to continue perpetrating atrocities against the Syrian people.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Men who have bullied their peers in childhood have a high chance of perpetrating violence against an intimate partner in adulthood, according to a new study.
An officer of the auxiliary forces was stabbed to death, on Monday in Laayoune, by one of the troublemakers while he was attempting to stop them from perpetrating vandalism acts.
Rakoff of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York issued a $4.26 billion judgment against the Uzan family of Turkey for perpetrating a massive fraud against Motorola.
The Fund emphatically denies the accusation, stating in a November 9th press release: "The claim that The September 11th Fund grant to the Legal Aid Society -- to help victims of the tragedy -- is instead being used to defend those accused of perpetrating the crime is completely false.
With Saturday's governorship and state Assembly election just hours away, the Nigerian Army has discovered plans by some politicians to truncate the election by perpetrating acts like bombings, assassinations and using the social media for smear campaigns, hate speeches and spreading fake news.
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has found that people who physically assault dating partners have a history of perpetrating violence involving siblings and peers.
''Israel, once more, affirms to the world its mastery in perpetrating massacres.
In addition to overwhelmingly conclusive forensic evidence, Cook was identified as the killer by multiple eyewitnesses, and he later bragged of perpetrating the infamous deed to additional, multiple witnesses.