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  • adj. Marked by immorality and perversion; depraved.
  • adj. dishonest
  • adj. Containing errors.
  • v. Past participle of corrupt

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. ruined in character or quality
  • adj. containing errors or alterations


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  • The brilliant scarlet coral-like berries which are found set closely about the erect spike of the arum in the autumn [35] are known to country lads as adder's meat -- a name corrupted from the Anglo-Saxon _attor_, "poison," as originally applied to these berries, though it is remarkable that pheasants can eat them with impunity.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • This elevated platform is also called "Almenar", a word corrupted from the Arabic Al-minbar, the "chair", the "pulpit".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Andorra, a name corrupted from the Arabic el (al) darra, "a plenteous rainfall," showing how the Moors appreciated this feature of so well wooded and hilly a district after the arid plains of the south.

    Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond

  • This would be what we call a corrupted server and this is what happens when you back up your website pages, but not the database.

    Progress report

  • "_Lazzi_," mentions Riccoboni, in his "_Histoire du Theâtre Italien_," is a term corrupted from the old Tuscan _Lacci_, which signifies a knot, or something that connects.

    A History of Pantomime

  • "The Big Fix" begins with a concise history of BP, then narrows its focus to Louisiana, which it describes as a corrupted United States "oil colony."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Because he is not the best candidate to head this international cultural organization and because he has been a member in corrupted regime for more than 20 years … Again as an Egyptian I refuse this candidacy which I believe is an insult to Egypt before the UNESCO

    Global Voices in English » Egypt: Will Farouk Hosni be Unesco’s Next Director General ?

  • I realize people remain corrupted by money but there is enough envidence to suggest I am used to enforce decency upon others, as opposed to the "proactive" PIC, who takes it upon themselves, yet another of the evil companies which people need to look out for.

    Why Does It Have to Require So Much Thought? | Her Bad Mother

  • Do be surprised if these are people who experienced Bible study, went to CCD, had that religious education. god-less people who never received this education laugh at me, typically will remain corrupted throughout their lives and are likely to end up The Damned.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • No follow is a concept that was corrupted from the start by google trying to use it as a proxy war against paid links.

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