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    deprave

    deprave - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deprave

    Definition
    (verb) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    Example Sentence
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deprave

deprave=dep+rave...rave sounds like rape which is morally corrupt,mean

De(Deactivate)+ RAVE party----> Get rid off RAVE parties becoz they r Morally corrupt/ Bad Habit!

de(Not ) + brave(corruption is weakening the country)

de is to get rid of. So getting ride of the pave is to destroy, which is corrupt.

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