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perversion

noun [C or U] uk   /pəˈvɜː.ʒən/ us    /pɚˈvɝː-/ disapproving
sexual behaviour that is considered strange and unpleasant by most people: The novels of the Marquis de Sade deal with sexual perversion. the changing of something so that it is not what it was or should be: His testimony was clearly a perversion of the truth.
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