Criminal and prohibition

perpetrate
(v)
PER-pǝ-trate
Meaning

commit a crime

1st Sample Sentence

Having already been convicted of three crimes, he knew that he would be in very serious trouble if he were to perpetrate a fourth.

Root

per (completely)#patrare (carry out) (Latin)

Mnemonics

per+pet+r+ate--person eating pet animal is doing wrong

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