Definition of Corruptions

1. Noun. (plural of corruption) ¹



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Definition of Corruptions

1. corruption [n] - See also: corruption

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corruptions

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corrupters
corruptest
corrupteth
corruptful
corruptibility
corruptible
corruptibleness
corruptibly
corrupting
corruptingly
corruption
corruption of blood
corruptionist
corruptionists
corruptions (current term)
corruptive
corruptively
corruptless
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corruptness
corruptnesses
corruptor
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corruptress
corruptresses
corrupts
corruscate
corruscated
corruscates

Literary usage of Corruptions

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1. Lectures on the English Language by George P[erkins] Marsh (1860)
"Mere corruptions, on the contrary, which arise from extraneous or accidental causes, may be detected, exposed, and if not healed, at least prevented from ..."

2. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"Of idolatrous corruptions, quickly rising, and hardly at length vanishing in ... I. 1 That in old corruptions we may find same signs of more ancient truth. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1886)
"The 'corruptions of the Church of Rome" was so popular that it reached a fourth edition in 1714. It was translated into Italian, and passed through more ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"In Italy, the progressive corruptions of ... avendi for habendi, dava for dabat, cedo a deo, and ad eccle- sia, among many similar corruptions. ..."

5. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1844)
"instituted by God, would shine with the greatest lustre, unencumbered with any extraneous corruptions. But whether the person who is baptized be wholly ..."

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