corrupt

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Synonyms for corrupt

utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior

marked by dishonesty, especially in matters of public trust

ruthlessly seeking personal advantage

to make morally impure

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make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

alter from the original

lacking in integrity

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not straight

containing errors or alterations

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touched by rot or decay

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References in classic literature ?
He saw that life itself infinitely outvalued anything that could be feigned about it, but its richness seemed to corrupt him, and he had not the clear, ethical conscience which forced George Eliot to be realistic when probably her artistic prepossessions were romantic.
I came to Canada solely because of its political attractions; its Government is the most corrupt in the world.
Of all the people who profess that they know how to do men good, do you mean to say that these are the only ones who not only do them no good, but positively corrupt those who are entrusted to them, and in return for this disservice have the face to demand money?
But I am not enquiring of you who are the teachers who will corrupt Meno (let them be, if you please, the Sophists); I only ask you to tell him who there is in this great city who will teach him how to become eminent in the virtues which I was just now describing.
To Sergey Ivanovitch the country meant on one hand rest from work, on the other a valuable antidote to the corrupt influences of town, which he took with satisfaction and a sense of its utility.
BAGHDAD / Nina / demonstrators in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, renewed on Friday their demanding to clean up the judiciary of corrupt and continue reforms and set a timetable for its implementation and to prevent corrupts from traveling outside the country.
He made it cleared that the corrupts in the Department would not be spared while the efficient ones would be encouraged.
Deputy commissioner Graham Ashton said: "Offences include engaging in conducts that corrupts a betting outcome, facilitating conduct that could corrupt a betting outcome and use of corrupt information for betting purposes.
bar] SIR - All power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely, so the old adage goes.
In Los Angeles, Lord Acton's famous saying about power corrupting needs to be tweaked: Here, it's money that corrupts, and massive amounts of money corrupt massively.