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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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To undermine such faith by demanding that traditional beliefs justify themselves is to be a bad influence-in short, a corrupter.
Lewis) what he thought of a writer or director who ennobled the vampire, he would tell us that such a person, surely, would be condemned by all halfway decent men and women as perverse, as a corrupter of the young.
The government institutions are striving to celebrate the Martyr's Day in all aspects, including the compensation of families of martyrs," Maliki said, adding that "all important issues enjoy attention by the government and they can't be ignored, including corruption in all its forms, that can't be liquidated, without the presence of a strong government, that won't defend any terrorist or corrupter," Maliki concluded.
The best defense of Socrates (much better than the defense Plato says Socrates gave in court) appears in Xenophon's works, which present Soc rates as a practical man and a good citizen, not an atheist or a corrupter of youth.
I defend Islam, I'm neither a thief nor a corrupter,'' he said in his cell at the court.
Mark, 39, has played a whole lineup of police officers on screen, first donning a badge in The Corrupter back in 1999, moving on to The Departed (for which he earned an Oscar nomination), We Own The Night and Max Payne.
In the Discourse on Arts and Sciences, an outraged Rousseau condemns modern technology as a stimulant of social envy and as a corrupter of the martial virtues that once permitted people to be devoted citizens.
Russell Brand: Skinned (Channel 4, 10pm) HE'S been called a deviant and a corrupter of innocents.
God willing, we are able to protect our nation and people from every hired violator, corrupter, or terrorist.
Moral issues aside, Thomas Aquinas accused him of being more the corrupter of Aristotelian philosophy than its interpreter.
Ben Barnes is Dorian while Colin Firth plays the corrupter.
In the history of Kentridge's art, there is always this migration between antipodes, whether in the troubled reciprocity of Soho and Felix or in Ubu's clownish look and malevolent meting out of injustice or in the artist's rendering of Mozart's wise Sarastro and the Queen of the Night, who is a pre-Heisenbergian sower of uncertainty, a corrupter of epistemologies who repudiates the light of truth.
His lifelessness is thrown into greater relief by Colin Firth's eye-catching supporting performance as his corrupter.
Film: Every picture tells a story Growing old disgracefully The corruptive power of celebrity casts a dark shadow over Victorian London in Oliver Parker's take on Oscar Wilde's gothic horror with Ben Barnes (right) in the titular lead and Colin Firth in eye-catching form as his corrupter, lifelong hedonist Lord Henry Wotton Dorian Gray: Showing at Cineworld, Showcase, Odeon and VUE.
Where there's a corruptee, there's a corrupter,' he added, recalling 'from memory' that the stipulated sentence was a year in jail or a R12 000 fine or both, something an audience member quipped could be 'made up in 10 minutes of trading'.