Etymology
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deprave (v.)

late 14c., depraven, "corrupt, lead astray, pervert," from Old French depraver "to pervert; accuse" (14c.) and directly from Latin depravare "distort, disfigure;" figuratively "to pervert, seduce, corrupt," from de- "completely" (see de-) + pravus "crooked," which is of unknown etymology. Related: Depraved; depraving.

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Definitions of deprave

deprave (v.)
corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality;
Synonyms: corrupt / pervert / subvert / demoralize / demoralise / debauch / debase / profane / vitiate / misdirect
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