Definition of Corrupts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of corrupt) ¹



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Definition of Corrupts

1. corrupt [v] - See also: corrupt

Lexicographical Neighbors of Corrupts

corruption
corruption of blood
corruptionist
corruptionists
corruptions
corruptive
corruptively
corruptless
corruptly
corruptness
corruptnesses
corruptor
corruptors
corruptress
corruptresses
corrupts (current term)
corruscate
corruscated
corruscates
corruscating
corruscation
cors
corsac
corsacs
corsage
corsages
corsair
corsairs
corselet
corselets

Literary usage of Corrupts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life: Adapted to the State and Condition by William Law, Charles Bigg (1899)
"VII How the imprudent use of an estate corrupts all the tempers of the mind, and Jills the heart with poor and ridiculous passions through the whole course ..."

2. Sketches of the History of Man by Henry Home Kames (1774)
"And when the government of the royal boroughs comes to be in fo good hands, bribery, which corrupts the very vitals of our ..."

3. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"... certainly I commend their funerals before man's, who is wrapt in a sheet, buried in a pit where his carcass corrupts, and is made meat for the worms. ..."

4. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"3. a person indicted for treason, which corrupts blood, or misprision, shall have a copy of the indictment live days before trial, and a copy of the jury ..."

5. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1841)
"... that corrupts good manners : the snares of much company and business, ami especially the danger of the friendship of ibis present evil world. ..."

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