"Pro" means "for" as in for something.
"Vert" means to turn.
"provert" in favor of truning.
Thus a provert is a person for gain or pleasure, may knowingly causes the unwanted turning of a victim down a certain path of events which leads to perversity. A creator of perverts.
The adult provert (who was mad at the store)dared a small kid to toss a rock through the store window. Then from a distance, watched the kid do it and get punished for it .
The proverted interrogator asked the innocent suspect if the suspect has ever stopped stealing from his employer (logical fallacy called a compound question). Knowing that either a yes or no answer will make the suspect look guilty to his employer but make the interrogator look good.
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