corrupt

Part of speech: adverb

Corruptly.

Part of speech: noun

Corruptness.

Part of speech: verb

To subject to decay; spoil; putrefy; vitiate; deprave; pollute; pervert, as by bribery.

Part of speech: adjective

Decomposing; tainted; putrid.

Part of speech: adjective

Given to bribery; dishonest; depraved.

Part of speech: noun

Corrupter, corruptor.

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Usage examples "corrupt":

  1. " No," said Amelia, proudly; " Trenck shall be liberated, but I will not corrupt my brother's soldiers. - "Berlin and Sans-Souci", Louise Muhlbach.
  2. Are- are politics so corrupt and immoral? - "The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him", Paul Leicester Ford.
  3. March shook his head, and dropped a mask of virtuous rejection over his corrupt acquiescence. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes", William Dean Howells.