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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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