'Venal' — Video Word of the Day 1/10/2019

Learn the meaning and history of 'venal' in our new video series with TIME


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Our Word of the Day for January 10, 2019 is venal, an adjective meaning "open to corruption or bribery."

Presented as part of the Merriam-Webster and TIME Word of the Day partnership!

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