1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect, change, alter, modify

usage: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

2. bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms, pay

usage: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"

3. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud, mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate

usage: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"

4. corrupt, spoil, modify

usage: alter from the original


1. corrupting, seductive (vs. unseductive)

usage: seducing into corrupt practices

2. corrupting, degrading, noxious (vs. innocuous)

usage: harmful to the mind or morals; "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence"

3. corrupting, contaminating, infectious (vs. noninfectious)

usage: that infects or taints

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