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deprave (di PRAYV) (verb), depraves; depraved; depraving
1. To make evil or morally bad or having a corrupting influence on someone: The TV program was taken off the air because many viewers were calling in complaining that it was depraving and corrupting their children.
2. To change for the worse; especially, morally; to corrupt or to pervert: Some talk-show hosts don't seem to realize how they have depraved their words with disgusting and unacceptable vulgarism.
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