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Perverse
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Perverse as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

7 January 2021
Last seen in: The Guardian Quick

We found 17 answers for the crossword clue 'Perverse', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Perverse a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Perverse as an answer itself some 80 times.

Perverse is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Quick' on Thursday, 07 January 2021 with the answer being WAYWARD, we also found WAYWARD to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
  • Resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
  • Marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Perverse'.

  • preserve Fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

WRY
Humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"

6 Letters

CUSSED
Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

MULISH
Unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack

WILFUL
Habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

7 Letters

NAUGHTY
Badly behaved; "a naughty boy"

WAYWARD
Resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"

8 Letters

CONTRARY
Exact opposition; "public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"

DEPRAVED
Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

UNTOWARD
Not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"

9 Letters

ILLOGICAL
Lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"

OBSTINATE
Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

PERVERTED
Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

REPROBATE
A person without moral scruples

UNNATURAL
Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

10 Letters

REFRACTORY
Lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

12 Letters

CANTANKEROUS
Having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

UNREASONABLE
Not reasonable; not showing good judgment

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