2 Matching Annotations
  1. Dec 2016
    1. perpetuates

      Make (something, typically an undesirable situation or an unfounded belief) continue indefinitely.

      • ‘The book contains unsubstantiated statements perpetuating old myths and creating confusion.’
      • ‘Indeed inheritance under the current system only serves to perpetuate inequality.’
    2. altered

      Change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but significant way:

      • [with object] ‘Eliot was persuaded to alter the passage’
      • [no object] ‘our outward appearance alters as we get older’