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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?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Often educators and medical staff become attached to an MSbP perpetrator over time, and "strong emotions are elicited ...
Hence, it will become 'locked' into the role of collaborator/traitor out of fear of the perpetrator's violence against it as well as fear of the violent retaliation of siblings or classmates.
Here, the parties did not invest with a third party in the open market, who then invested in the fund, but they directed their investment managers to place their money into the investment funds after reading about these specific funds and their investment advisor, thus establishing the required privity with the perpetrator.
The primary aim of this study was to continue this line of research and compare sexual assaults in which the perpetrator was or was not using alcohol and other drugs during the assault.
Whether reconciliation occurs may be dependent on relational aspects, such as the remorse of the perpetrator, the amount of empathy on the part of the victim, or the religious identity of either party.
"To reduce this threat, men may afford male perpetrators the benefit of the doubt and interpret events in a way that is biased towards that perpetrator's perspective."
Rather, my concern is the fact of Ongwen's original victimhood as a young boy, his indoctrination in the ways of brutal violence, and his current status as an alleged perpetrator. We commonly think of victims as passive and innocent and of perpetrators as active and evil.
'With the training, no perpetrator will ever go scot-free as we will be in a position to gather evidence from scratch.'
Officers rushed to the scene where they found empty bullet casings and a vehicle abandoned by the perpetrator who fled the scene after he was returned fire by the house owner's brother.
Further, if a child sexual abuse survivor comes forward after the age of 20 and tries to expose his or her perpetrator, he or she can be sued for slander by the perpetrator if the statute of limitations has passed regardless of how much evidence he or she presents.
The two men traveled to a third perpetrator who was waiting for them in a car.
He said the police also found two houses which were allegedly burnt down by the same perpetrator who fled the scene with the girl who was at the centre of the quarrel.