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Related / Similar Words: spoil, defile, sully, taint, cloud, bribe, buy, grease one's palms, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect, tainted, corrupted, crooked

 

Definition:
  • alter from the original;
  • place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone''s reputation";
  • make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought";
  • corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals";
  • lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam''s creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government";
  • touched by rot or decay; "tainted bacon"; "`corrupt'' is archaic";
  • containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language";
  • not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive;

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    See Also: dishonest, dishonorable, unlawful

     

    Hyponyms: adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase, sop, buy off, pay off, sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalise, infect, lead off, lead astray, whore, poison, bastardize, bastardise, suborn

     

    Attributes: corruptness, corruption, honesty, honestness

     

    Derivational Morphology: spoliation, cloud, briber, suborner, bribery, graft, bribe, payoff, profanation, degradation, debasement, libertine, debauchee, rounder, violator, debaucher, ravisher, orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry, demoralization, demoralisation, corruption, subversion, pervert, deviant, deviate, degenerate

     

    Anagrams: outcrop

     

     
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