Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who suborns; one who procures another to do a bad action, especially to take a false oath.
- n. One who suborns.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who suborns or procures another to take, a false oath; one who procures another to do a bad action.
- n. someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
“Reno's boss, a perjurer, suborner of perjury, obstructor of justice (when is that disbarment hearing?), set the stage for government violence against Elian's relatives.”
“A skilled suborner of clerks, Victor had assembled enough information to cover the desk, starting with a photocopy of the internal passport for Nikolai Sergeevich Isakov, an ethnic Russian born in Tver.”
“The suborner of: extortion, wholesale bribery, beatings, bombings, management side deals and epic abuse of union funds.”
“But I can truly say, that the grief with which I read this rhapsody of predetermined insult, had the rhapsodist himself for its whole and sole object: and that the indignant contempt which it excited in me was as exclusively confined to his employer and suborner.”
“The result of this ordeal is, of course, triumphant; and Thersander, overwhelmed with confusion makes his escape from the popular indignation, and is condemned to exile by acclamation as a suborner of false evidence; while the lovers, freed at length from all their troubles, sail for Byzantium in company with Sostratus; and after there solemnizing their own nuptials, return to Tyre to assist at those of Callisthenes and Calligone. ”
“He's a shyster, a suborner of perjury and a jury-briber.”
“He had to listen to exposure after exposure of the tricks which Guffey had played; he had to hear the district attorney of the county denounced as a suborner of perjury, and his agents as blackmailers and forgers.”
“Et dans son Roman on apprendra l'art de suborner philosophiquement une jeune fille.”
“He forgave her, he said, because she was innocent; and as for the suborner of his honour he could not punish him: nothing but death could avenge such a crime, and how could he lay violent hands on a dignitary of the Church?”
“It was manifest that he made his decision solely upon the evidence given by Sarah Althea herself, whom he nevertheless branded in his opinion as a perjurer, suborner of perjury, and forger.”
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