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synonyms for perpetrate

  • carry out
  • commit
  • execute
  • inflict
  • wreak
  • act
  • do
  • effect
  • enact
  • perform
  • pull
  • bring about
  • up and do
See also synonyms for: perpetrated / perpetrating / perpetrator

antonyms for perpetrate

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  • leave
  • stop
  • fail
  • halt
  • idle
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • abstain
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How to use perpetrate in a sentence

If the auctioneer could afterward do this he might change the name, substitute another, and so perpetrate a fraud.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The evils forbidden therein none should perpetrate, either on others or on himself.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It is notorious that a mob will commit atrocities which a single individual could scarcely be tempted to perpetrate.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO 3, SEPTEMBER 1863VARIOUS
Occasionally they are joined by Indians, and these latter are always conspicuous for the cruelties they perpetrate.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
But surely Christianity should not be condemned for what it forbids men to perpetrate under pain of the Divine displeasure.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
Possibly Hernando might have restrained his brother from the last infamy he was about to perpetrate if he had been there.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Did not this excellent young man, about three years ago, perpetrate an unprovoked and brutal assault on your son?
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
With this food he became so furious, that he would instantly perpetrate the deed.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
But we ask what reason had the “Great War Minister” “to perpetrate so pitiless an outrage?”
THE JUDICIAL MURDER OF MARY E. SURRATTDAVID MILLER DEWITT
If monsters with no information about us landed, they might perpetrate some massacres with the entirely foolish idea of cowing us.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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