Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of corrupt.

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

  • adjective that infects or taints
  • adjective harmful to the mind or morals
  • adjective seducing into corrupt practices

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Examples

  • Because of what he calls the corrupting influence of large corporations on America's elections, Segal has sworn off any corporate contributions in his primary campaign against two well-established Democratic opponents: Cicilline and former state Democratic Party Chairman

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  • Because of what he calls the corrupting influence of large corporations on America's elections, Segal has sworn off any corporate contributions in his primary campaign against two well-established Democratic opponents: Cicilline and former state Democratic Party Chairman

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  • Most Christian traditions believe that Satan intents to deceive the human race, and had a hand in corrupting the creation toward some kind of "grand delusion" that will surface at the end of the age.

    A Public Policy Scientific Consensus?

  • "That said, we have found no evidence of any 'Mafia' involvement in corrupting the integrity of tennis," the review said.

    Tennis betting panel to review 45 matches

  • I found this post kind of troubling - Mr Raymond clearly feels guilty about his part in corrupting the system - his expose is an attempt to cleanse his conscience and sleep peacefully - but most of his post is an underhanded justification of why campaigns are corrupt!

    How to Rig an Election? Ask the Author - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • In Kennedy's case I believe it would assist in corrupting Kennedy's political personae as a straight-talking, common-sense pol -- it would play into a different narrative, one that says Kennedy is a party switcher and an office shopper who is willing to adjust his views to pander to extreme elements in his own party.

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  • In Kennedy's case I believe it would assist in corrupting Kennedy's political personae as a straight-talking, common-sense pol -- it would play into a different narrative, one that says Kennedy is a party switcher and an office shopper who is willing to adjust his views to pander to extreme elements in his own party.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Have you noticed that these guardians seem to think that we (the writers) are interested only in corrupting young, tender minds?

    Oh, those sneaky sneaks!

  • Aren't you ashamed in corrupting these young minds worldwide???

    Corrupting the Youth

  • I was glad to do my part in corrupting the youth that day.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Today’s Comic: GameStop enforcing age limits

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