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cor·rupt·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corruptingadjective

    seducing into corrupt practices

    Synonyms:
    degrading, contaminating

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious, unseductive, innocuous

  2. corrupting, degradingadjective

    harmful to the mind or morals

    "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence"

    Synonyms:
    degrading, contaminating, debasing

    Antonyms:
    unseductive, noninfectious, innocuous

  3. corrupting, contaminatingadjective

    that infects or taints

    Synonyms:
    degrading, dirty, contaminating

    Antonyms:
    innocuous, noninfectious, unseductive

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  1. Alexander Hamilton:

    In the recommendation to admit indiscriminately foreign emigrants of every description to the privileges of American citizens on their first entrance into our country, there is an attempt to break down every pale which has been erected for the preservation of a national spirit and a national character; and to let in the most powerful means of perverting and corrupting both the one and the other.

  2. Thomas Bach:

    Protecting clean athletes goes hand in hand with ensuring that the environment in which athletes operate is safe from corrupting influences.

  3. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy:

    He learned that he could get away with corrupting his office with absolutely no consequences.

  4. Saul David Alinsky:

    Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed he who fears corruption fears life.

  5. Jack Nicholson:

    JACK NICHOLSON: My point of view, while extremely cogent, is unpopular. LOS ANGELES TIMES: Which is? JACK NICHOLSON: That the repressive nature of the legalities vis-a-vis drugs are destroying the legal system and corrupting the police system. LOS ANGELES TIMES: Let's talk about acting for a minute.

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