The wrongful taking of something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure.
State, quality, or instance of being venal; willingness to be bribed or bought off, or to prostitute one's talents for mercenary considerations
The gradual breakdown of components of a material, as a result of a natural element, i.e.: heat, cold and wind.
The quality of being dishonest; dishonest behavior; deceiving, stealing, etc.
Favoritism shown or patronage granted to relatives, as in business.
(Law) A violation of duty by a person holding property in trust
The quality or condition of being decent; propriety of conduct and speech; proper behavior, modesty, courtesy, etc.
Utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes:
Conduct involving graft
Corruption among public officials.
Racket is defined as a loud noisy sound, or an act of illegally obtaining money.
An evil force, power, or personification.
Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
Extreme indulgence in sensual pleasures; dissipation.
A joining of one thing to another as if by grafting
An improper or unacceptable usage in speech or writing.
The money used to make such payment.
Decomposition of organic matter, especially protein, by microorganisms, resulting in production of foul-smelling matter.
In old English morality plays, a character, often a buffoon, representing a vice or vice in general
The quality or condition of being honest; integrity.
Cleanness or clearness
The definition of cleanness means not being dirty or tainted.
The definition of cleanliness means the state of being free from dirt or unwanted matter.
The definition of goodness is kindness, generosity or beneficial.
The definition of kindness is the act of being caring or warm in spirit.
The quality or condition of being an animal or like an animal.
The definition of immorality is evil or bad character or behavior.
Something perverted; abnormal form
A villainous act; wicked, detestable, or criminal deed
A word or expression of this sort (Ex.: “youse” for “you”)
Removal of dirt.
Departure from what is legally, ethically, and morally correct
A mode of living:
Subversion is being overtaken or overthrown.
A degenerate action
A putrescent character or condition.
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