Lat. sŭbvĕrt- and sŭbvĕrs-
Lat. pervert- and pervers-
- ‘alter from its original meaning or state to a corruption of what was first intended’
- ‘lead away from what is right, natural, or acceptable’ (synonym: corrupt)
[This entry is taken from a chapter of Part II of the open-source textbook Spanish-English Cognates: An Unconventional Introduction to Span...