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corrupted

adjective

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having undergone organic breakdown
  • corrupted corpses that sickened the animal control officers sent to investigate

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corrupted

verb
past tense of corrupt

Synonyms & Antonyms of corrupted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to go through decomposition
  • a dead mouse corrupting in the walls produced a terrible smell

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2 to lower in character, dignity, or quality
  • some observers believe that grossly violent movies corrupt the people who watch them as well as the people who make them

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3 to influence someone with a bribe
  • he bragged about having corrupted half of the officials on the city council

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“Corrupted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/corrupted. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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