Per"pe*trate (?), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Perpetrated (?); p. pr. & vb.
n. Perpetrating.] [L. perpetratus, p. p. of
perpetrare to effect, perpetrare; per + patrare to
perform.] To do or perform; to carry through; to execute,
commonly in a bad sense; to commit (as a crime, an offense); to be
guilty of; as, to perpetrate a foul deed.
What the worst perpetrate, or best