Thesaurus / deprave
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
No possible amount of good to ever so many can make it right to deprave ever so few; happiness and misery cannot be measured so!
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
It prevents also such instruction in the classics as must necessarily deprave the estimate of woman.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
Power and riches were chiefly to be dreaded on account of their tendency to deprave the possessor.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
They would corrupt the morals, debase the manners, and deprave the tastes of the young.
Such engagements are always dangerous; sometimes they deprave the character of the man or woman.'
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
You would think that this predicament must deprave, and so without doubt it does; and yet it is not wholly depraving.
THROUGH THE EYE OF THE NEEDLEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
But let nobody conclude therefore that Mr Redford is a monster, whose policy it is to deprave the theatre.
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSIONGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A religion that does not purify the home cannot regenerate the race; one that depraves the home is certain to deprave humanity.
TWO OLD FAITHSJ. MURRAY MITCHELL AND WILLIAM MUIR
Roman policy and Gothic ignorance, Grecian ingenuity and Syrian asceticism, had contributed to deprave her.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
No possible amount of good to ever so many can make it right to deprave ever so few;—happiness and misery cannot be measured so!
WORDS RELATED TO DEPRAVE
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