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3 definitions found
 for Corrupting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Corrupt \Cor*rupt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corrupted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Corrupting.]
     1. To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to
        make putrid; to putrefy.
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     2. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to
        pervert; to debase; to defile.
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              Evil communications corrupt good manners. --1. Cor.
                                                    xv. 33.
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     3. To draw aside from the path of rectitude and duty; as, to
        corrupt a judge by a bribe.
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              Heaven is above all yet; there sits a Judge
              That no king can corrupt.             --Shak.
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     4. To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations;
        to falsify; as, to corrupt language; to corrupt the sacred
        text.
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              He that makes an ill use of it [language], though he
              does not corrupt the fountains of knowledge, . . .
              yet he stops the pines.               --Locke.
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     5. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.
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              Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth,
              where moth and rust doth corrupt.     --Matt. vi.
                                                    19.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  corrupting
      adj 1: seducing into corrupt practices
      2: harmful to the mind or morals; "corrupt judges and their
         corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of
         violence" [syn: corrupting, degrading]
      3: that infects or taints [syn: corrupting, contaminating]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "corrupting":
     baleful, baneful, corroding, corrosive, corruptive,
     counterproductive, damaging, deadly, deleterious, detrimental,
     disadvantageous, disserviceable, distressing, eroding, erosive,
     harmful, hurtful, injurious, lethal, malefic, malevolent, malign,
     malignant, mischievous, noisome, noxious, ominous, pernicious,
     poisonous, prejudicial, scatheful, toxic, venenate, veneniferous,
     venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent
  
  

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