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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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The jury found for Fayed, but he condemned himself by proving that he himself was a corrupter. If it's wrong for an MP to take bribes, the briber is just as bad.
The reporters identified their would-be corrupter as Jolly Benitez, a Marcos supporter who was seeking more favorable coverage.
But television can be a great corrupter, not only because so much of the garbage that passes for evening entertainment treats the viewer as a complete moron, but because, increasingly, it flits over even the most serious subjects in the most superficial manner possible - back-of-the-cigarette-packet lightweight explanation having long taken over from the need to provide any understanding.
Mr McNamara notes that "it takes a corruptor and a corrupter" but there again, analyses differ.
Lets make no bones about it: Corruption is an evil social and economic disease which must be rooted out wherever it resides; but let us not forget that while the corrupted is damned, the corrupter is doubly damned.
Much of the time, says Mr Frisch, the main corrupter is in the North.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader and former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, accused in the rental power corrupter case, has filed a petition for removal from the Exit Control List (ECL) to go to abroad.
They say 'there is no corrupt [official] if there's no corrupter,' said the retired military general, who was appointed to the BOC in October last year amid public furor over tons of crystal meth allowed to enter the country through the BOC.
Jeanne, devastated, and almost ready to give birth, turned to her parents who had always despised Modigliani as her corrupter. They gave her a cold comfort welcome and, in despair, she threw herself from a fifth-floor room in their house.
"This system forces you to be both corrupted, and a corrupter yourself.
The second (a corrupter) benefits from that abuse of power.
This sector is subject to temptations, although it is good to say that there would be no corrupt without corrupter and that general culture would almost glorify the resourceful who manage to get by, even if it means giving "a bribe" to the official.
Titled but financially embarrassed, his ego far outpacing his income, he cuts a portly, pathetic figure, blustering and blundering his way into strife as he chases not one but two well-off wives - Mistress Ford and Mistress Page - who conspire to run rings around the corpulent corrupter.
The post-Roman, that is to say Renaissance, version of the phrase, popularized through the Napoleonic Code, is "public enemy." In the old Socialist countries, the term was further edited to read "enemy of the people." Islamic law has its own version: "Corrupter on earth" (mufsid fil-ardh), a phrase that steers clear of ethnic, national and/or religious specifications in designating someone whose deeds, or misdeeds, harm the whole of mankind.