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per-vertō (-vortō tī, sus, ere,

to overturn, overthrow, throw down: arbusta, tecta.—Fig., to overthrow, subvert, abuse, misuse, destroy, ruin, undo, corrupt: amicitiam: omnia iura: hostium vim, suam: Contra fata deūm, perverso numine, reversing their will, V.—To trip up, put down, confute: me numquam ullo artificio: semet, Ta.: Germanici liberos, i. e. exclude from the succession, Ta.

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