Thursday, March 17, 2011



                        RAPE: Spelled [reyp]  Show IPA noun, verb, raped, rap·ing.
1. the unlawful compelling of a woman through physical force or duress to have sexual intercourse.
2. any act of sexual intercourse that is forced upon a person.
3. statutory rape
4. an act of plunder, violent seizure, or abuse; despoliation; violation: the rape of the countryside.
5. Archaic . the act of seizing and carrying off by force.
–verb (used with object)
6. to force to have sexual intercourse.
7. to plunder (a place); despoil.
8. to seize, take, or carry off by force.  –verb (used without object)
9. to commit rape.

1. a living being sacrificed to a deity, in the performance of a religious rite  2.  one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent <the schools are victims of the social system>: as a (1) : one that is injured, destroyed, or sacrificed under any of various conditions <a victim of cancer> <a victim of the auto crash> <a murder victim> (2) : one that is subjected to oppression, hardship, or mistreatment <a frequent victim of political attacks> b : one that is tricked or duped <a con man's victim>  Related to VICTIM,   Synonyms: fatality, loss, prey, casualty

1.  a person or thing that survives.
2.  Law . the one of two or more designated persons, as joint tenants or others having a joint interest, who outlives the other or others.
3.  a person who continues to function or prosper in spite of opposition, hardship, or setbacks.

PERPETRATE –verb (used with object), -trat·ed, -trat·ing.
1.  to commit: to perpetrate a crime.
2.  to present, execute, or do in a poor or tasteless manner: Who perpetrated this so-called comedy?

Origin: 1540–50
per·pe·tra·ble /ˈpɜrpɪtrəbəl/ Show Spelled[pur-pi-truh-buhl] adjective
per·pe·tra·tion, noun
per·pe·tra·tor, noun
non·per·pe·tra·tion, noun
un·per·pe·trat·ed, adjective

Related Words for: perpetrator, culprit

AFTER – preposition
1. behind in place or position; following behind: men lining up one after the other.
2. later in time than; in succession to; at the close of: Tell me after supper. Day after day he came to work late.
3. subsequent to and in consequence of: After what has happened, I can never return.

CHOICE - noun, adjective, choic·er, choic·est.
1.  an act or instance of choosing;  selection: Her choice of a computer was made after months of research. His parents were not happy with his choice of friends.
2.  the right, power, or opportunity to choose;  option: The child had no choice about going to school.
3.  the person or thing chosen or eligible to be chosen: This book is my choice. He is one of many choices for the award.
4.  an alternative: There is another choice.
5.  an abundance or variety from which to choose: a wide choice of candidates.
6.  something that is preferred or preferable to others; the best part of something: Mare's Nest is the choice in the sixth race.

REMEMBER – verb (used with object)
1.  to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; think of again: I'll try to remember the exact date.
2.  to retain in the memory; keep in mind; remain aware of: Remember your appointment with the dentist.
3.  to have (something) come into the mind again: I just remembered that it's your birthday today.
4.  to bear (a person) in mind as deserving a gift, reward, or fee: The company always remembers us at Christmas.
5.  to give a tip, donation, or gift to: to remember the needy.
6.  to mention (a person) to another as sending kindly greetings: Remember me to your family.
7.  (of an appliance, computer, etc.) to perform (a programmed activity) at a later time or according to a preset schedule: The coffeepot remembers to start the coffee at 7 a.m. every day.
8.  Archaic . to remind.
–verb (used without object)
9.  to possess or exercise the faculty of memory.
10.  to have recollection (sometimes followed by of ): The old man remembers of his youth.

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