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Word: perpetrate

Definition: commit an offense; do (something wrong)


Sentences Containing 'perpetrate'

In the , written in 1849, the author describes the customs of the wood-cutters of Mino Province, who used a sort of rice cake called "kuhin-mochi" to placate the "tengu", who would otherwise perpetrate all sorts of mischief.
Many shorts concern the various practical jokes and scams that they perpetrate.

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