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corruption

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1 the process by which dead organic matter separates into simpler substances
  • the ancient Egyptians used special preservatives to spare their dead from complete corruption

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2 a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior
  • the corruption of the upper classes eventually led to the fall of the Roman empire

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The first known use of corruption was in the 14th century

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“Corruption.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/corruption. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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