Corruption synonyms

kə-rŭp'shən
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The wrongful taking of something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure.
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State, quality, or instance of being venal; willingness to be bribed or bought off, or to prostitute one's talents for mercenary considerations
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(Countable) A particular depraved act or trait.
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The condition of being fraudulent
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The quality or condition of being base.
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The gradual breakdown of components of a material, as a result of a natural element, i.e.: heat, cold and wind.
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The making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions
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The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.
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The quality of being dishonest; dishonest behavior; deceiving, stealing, etc.
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The act of making an unreasonable profit not justified by the corresponding assumption of risk, or by doing so unethically
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Favoritism shown or patronage granted to relatives, as in business.
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(Law) A violation of duty by a person holding property in trust
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The state of being crooked
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The state or quality of being trustworthy or reliable.
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The quality of being truthful
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The quality or condition of being decent; propriety of conduct and speech; proper behavior, modesty, courtesy, etc.
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(Law) Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official that causes damage.
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Utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes:
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Conduct involving graft
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Corruption among public officials.
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An instance of walking without lifting one's feet.
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Racket is defined as a loud noisy sound, or an act of illegally obtaining money.
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The process of becoming rotten; putrefaction.
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The quality of being rotten.
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The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
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The quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure is consistent, that is, repeated measurements would give the same result (See validity).
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(Uncountable) The practice or habit of committing crimes.
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An evil force, power, or personification.
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The process or result of being gradually decomposed.
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Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
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Extreme indulgence in sensual pleasures; dissipation.
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The act of corrupting or subverting morale, discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in morale.
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Action of the verb to fiddle
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A joining of one thing to another as if by grafting
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An improper or unacceptable usage in speech or writing.
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The money used to make such payment.
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Decomposition of organic matter, especially protein, by microorganisms, resulting in production of foul-smelling matter.
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The act of suborning
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In old English morality plays, a character, often a buffoon, representing a vice or vice in general
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Vice
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The quality or condition of being honest; integrity.
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(Archaic) The state of being incorrupt
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The quality of being pure; purity
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The act or process of purifying; the removal of impurities.
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Cleanness or clearness
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The definition of cleanness means not being dirty or tainted.
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The definition of cleanliness means the state of being free from dirt or unwanted matter.
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The state or quality of being sterile.
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American standard spelling of honour.
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The definition of goodness is kindness, generosity or beneficial.
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The definition of kindness is the act of being caring or warm in spirit.
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The state of being wholesome.
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The quality or condition of being an animal or like an animal.
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The state or quality of being flagitious
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The definition of immorality is evil or bad character or behavior.
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Something perverted; abnormal form
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The state or condition of being villainous; wicked behaviour.
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A villainous act; wicked, detestable, or criminal deed
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The state of being corrupt.
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A word or expression of this sort (Ex.: “youse” for “you”)
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Erroneous or improper usage; absurdity.
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A spelling, word, or phrase used in common speech that is considered improper or incorrect for formal communication.
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Removal of dirt.
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Departure from what is legally, ethically, and morally correct
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A mode of living:
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Subversion is being overtaken or overthrown.
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A degenerate action
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The act of depraving, or making anything bad; the act of corrupting.
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A putrescent character or condition.
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The state of being incorrupt
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The fact or instance of speaking falsely or unclearly.
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An exaggerated use of the sound of the letter R.
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The state or condition of being unsavory.
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The state or quality of being unstraightforward; a lack of straightforwardness; obliqueness, evasiveness.
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Erroneous or false representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure one's character by misrepresentations.
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