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 for Suborning
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Suborn \Sub*orn"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suborned; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Suborning.] [F. suborner, L. subornare; sub under,
     secretly + ornare to furnish, provide, equip, adorn. See
     Ornament.]
     1. (Law) To procure or cause to take a false oath amounting
        to perjury, such oath being actually taken. --Sir W. O.
        Russell.
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     2. To procure privately, or by collusion; to procure by
        indirect means; to incite secretly; to instigate.
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              Thou art suborned against his honor.  --Shak.
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              Those who by despair suborn their death. --Dryden.
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