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Corruptive   Listen
adjective
Corruptive  adj.  Having the quality of tainting or vitiating; tending to produce corruption. "It should be endued with some corruptive quality for so speedy a dissolution of the meat."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Corruptive" Quotes from Famous Books



... Euphrates and so the Greek and our own versions render it. But the name has not its usual addition of The River. If the Euphrates be intended the story is hardly one of fact, but rather a vivid parable of the saturation of the national life by heathen, corruptive influences from Mesopotamia.(343) Yet within an hour from Anathoth lies the Wady Farah, a name which corresponds to the Hebrew Perath or (by a slight change) Parah; and the Wady, familiar as it must have been to Jeremiah, suits the picture, having a lavish fountain, a broad pool and a ...
— Jeremiah • George Adam Smith



Words linked to "Corruptive" :   evil, perversive, corrupt



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