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per·vert

(per'vert), Negative and pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
One who practices perversions.
See also: deviant (2).

pervert

(pĕr-vĕrt′) [L. pervetere, to turn the wrong way]
1. To turn from the normal; to misuse.
2. One who has turned from the normal or socially acceptable path, esp. sexually.
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He was quickly spotted and fled back to Britain shortly after and when he was uncovered, the pervert attacked a photographer breaking his camera.
Now the church must ensure that there is no hiding place for pervert priests who prey on the innocence of children.
Now McLeish more or less wants to lock perverts up and throw away the key with the Crime and Disorder Bill which comes before the Commons this week.
The Government must move immediately to beef up current legislation before any other woman suffers at the hands of these perverts.
And grandmother Lilian Jenkins, 54, said: "We want to make sure no perverts feel safe here."
It is quite obvious that Ireland has become a pervert's paradise.
Families in Peterhead have turned detective to try to trace perverts who have been released from the town's jail.
They all want a national body." The proposed UK Internet Safety Centre could use computer experts and the charities to track down sites so police could arrest perverts.
John, 40, of Runcorn, Cheshire, who has a computer data base with details of more than 200 perverts, has teamed up with Stirling mum- of-three Pauline Thomson.
There is one surefire way of ensuring perverts complete counselling: Refuse them release until they take the course.
He said it was vital to stop the risk from perverts like Geoffrey Morgan.
Parents deserve the reassurance that gardai know the location of perverts who pose a threat.