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  • 1 corrupting — index detrimental, noxious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Corrupting — Corrupt Cor*rupt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corrupted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Corrupting}.] 1. To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy. [1913 Webster] 2. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to… …

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  • 3 corrupting — adj. Corrupting is used with these nouns: ↑influence …

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  • 4 corrupting — adjective 1. seducing into corrupt practices • Similar to: ↑seductive 2. harmful to the mind or morals corrupt judges and their corrupting influence the vicious and degrading cult of violence • Syn: ↑degrading …

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  • 5 corrupting — Synonyms and related words: baleful, baneful, corroding, corrosive, corruptive, counterproductive, damaging, deadly, deleterious, detrimental, disadvantageous, disserviceable, distressing, eroding, erosive, harmful, hurtful, injurious, lethal,… …

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  • 6 corrupting — cor·rupt || kÉ™ rÊŒpt v. cause to be dishonest; pervert; spoil, taint adj. spoiled, tainted; immoral, dishonest; perverted …

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  • 7 corrupting gift — index gratuity (bribe) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 fouling waters — Corrupting waters. 56 Am J1st Wat §§ 405 et seq …

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  • 9 Seat 12 — Pope Piux XII. Seat 12 also known as Operation Seat 12 was an alleged disinformation campaign of communist propaganda during the Cold War to discredit the moral authority of the Vatican because of its outspoken anti communism.[1] …

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  • 10 The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch — Infobox Book name = The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch image caption = Cover of first edition (hardcover) author = Philip K. Dick illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English subject = genre = Science fiction novel… …

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  • 11 Sauron — This article is about a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth fantasy writings. For other uses, see Sauron (disambiguation). Sauron Tolkien s legendarium character Aliases Annatar, Gorthaur the Cruel, Thû, The Necromancer,… …

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  • 12 One Ring — The One Ring is a fictional artifact that appears as the central plot element in J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth fantasy novels. It is described in an earlier story, The Hobbit (1937), as a magic ring of invisibility. The sequel The Lord of the… …

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  • 13 Standard of review — In law, the standard of review is the amount of deference given by one court (or some other appellate tribunal) in reviewing a decision of a lower court or tribunal. A low standard of review means that the decision under review will be varied or… …

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  • 14 Song of Albion — The Song of Albion is a series of books by Stephen Lawhead consisting of The Paradise War , The Silver Hand and The Endless Knot . The series combines Christian religious themes with that of Celtic folklore, and tells the tale of a pair of men… …

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  • 15 ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 16 Socrates — /sok reuh teez /, n. 469? 399 B.C., Athenian philosopher. * * * born с 470, Athens died 399 BC, Athens Greek philosopher whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on ancient and modern philosophy. Because he wrote… …

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  • 17 Corruption — Cor*rup tion (k?r r?p sh?n), n. [F. corruption, L. corruptio.] 1. The act of corrupting or making putrid, or state of being corrupt or putrid; decomposition or disorganization, in the process of putrefaction; putrefaction; deterioration. [1913… …

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  • 18 Corruption of blood — Corruption Cor*rup tion (k?r r?p sh?n), n. [F. corruption, L. corruptio.] 1. The act of corrupting or making putrid, or state of being corrupt or putrid; decomposition or disorganization, in the process of putrefaction; putrefaction;… …

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  • 19 Demoralization — De*mor al*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]moralisation.] The act of corrupting or subverting morals. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in discipline, courage,… …

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  • 20 Noxious — Nox ious, a. [L. noxius, fr. noxa harm; akin to nocere to harm, hurt. Cf. {Nuisance}, {Necromancy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or climate;… …

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