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Postby Bailey » Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:33 pm

per·pe·trate (pûrp-trt)
tr.v. per·pe·trat·ed, per·pe·trat·ing, per·pe·trates
To be responsible for; commit: perpetrate a crime; perpetrate a practical joke.



[Latin perpetrre, perpetrt-, to accomplish : per-, per- + patrre, to bring about (from pater, father; see pter- in Indo-European roots).]



perpe·tration n.
perpe·trator n.

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Postby Slava » Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:05 pm

Ah yes, the infamous "perp walk." Odd that with all the crime shows out there in TV-land we haven't seen this one cross our bows yet.
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