Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a corrupt manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a corrupt manner; by means of corruption or corrupting influences; wrongfully.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a corrupt manner; with corruption; viciously; wickedly; dishonorably.
  • In law, with the intent of gaining some advantage inconsistent with official or sworn duty, or the legal rights of others, by bribery or other corrupt means.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a corrupt manner

Etymologies

corrupt +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Worst, is the hiddeous bismirching of Lady Liberty with the rapid destruction of our civil liberties, unbridled domestic spying, passing of corporately written legislation against the true interest of the citizens, and in corruptly privatizing much of the public commons.

    Think Progress » Fox’s Tony Snow responds to ThinkProgress commenters

  • His wife was Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Kingsmell, a name corruptly perpetuated in Kingsmill Wharf, York County, James River.

    Virginia and Virginians

  • But that hasn't stopped conservative bloggers and anonymous e-mail rumormongers from claiming repeatedly that Pelosi acted "corruptly" to aid Del Monte.

    Sliming Pelosi

  • What do you think they do with the money they "corruptly" take?

    AARP: Brand-name drugs up 9% in past year

  • Under the obstruction laws, materiality need not be proved; the most relevant statute provides a term of up to 10 years for seeking "corruptly" to "influence, delay, or prevent the testimony of any person."

    Explaining The Legal Fine Print

  • Mathiyase was not even on the list of 587 claimants and got into the 2004 annual general meeting "corruptly" because she was not supposed to be there.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The indictment accuses Mr Abramoff of "corruptly" offering gifts and other incentives "to influence others in the performance of their official duties."

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: The man who bought off Washington

  • The indictment accuses Mr Abramoff of 'corruptly' offering gifts and other incentives 'to influence others in the performance of their official duties.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: The man who bought off Washington

  • For a conviction under Sect. 1503, the government must prove that there was a pending judicial proceeding, that the defendant knew of the proceeding, and that the defendant acted "corruptly" with the specific intent to obstruct or interfere with the proceeding or due administration of justice.

    Preliminary Memorandom Referral Office Of Independent Counsel

  • Under that provision, the government must prove obstruction of justice by establishing that there was a pending judicial proceeding, that the defendant knew of the proceeding, and that the defendant acted "corruptly" with the specific intent to obstruct or interfere with the proceeding or due administration of justice.

    Initial Response To Referral Of Office Of Independent Counsel

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