Scoundrelism Scoun"drel*ism, n. The practices or conduct of a scoundrel; baseness; rascality. --Cotgrave. [1913 Webster]

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  • corruption — I noun abuse of public trust, act of bribing, act of profiteering, baseness, breach of faith, breach of trust, bribery, complicity, conduct involving graft, corrupt inducement, corruptela, corruptibility, corruptio, crime, criminality, debasement …   Law dictionary

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