corruptibly
adverb see corrupt I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Corruptibly — Corruptible Cor*rupt i*ble (k?r r?p t? b l), a. [L. corruptibilis: cf. F. corruptible.] 1. Capable of being made corrupt; subject to decay. Our corruptible bodies. Hooker. [1913 Webster] Ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corruptibly — See corruptibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • corruptibly — adv. in a corruptible manner, with a tendency to spoil, in a perishable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corruptibly — cor·rupt·ibly …   English syllables

  • corruptibly — adverb see corruptible …   Useful english dictionary

  • corrupt — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere, from com + rumpere to break more at reave Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to change from good to bad in morals, manners, or actions; also bribe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corruptible — corruptibility, corruptibleness, n. corruptibly, adv. /keuh rup teuh beuhl/, adj. that can or might be corrupted. [1300 50; ME ( < AF) < LL corruptibilis < L corrupt(us) (see CORRUPT) + ibilis IBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • corruptible — /kəˈrʌptəbəl/ (say kuh ruptuhbuhl) adjective that may be corrupted. –corruptibility /kərʌptəˈbɪləti/ (say kuhruptuh biluhtee), corruptibleness, noun –corruptibly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • corruptible — [kə rup′tə bəl] adj. [ME < LL(Ec) corruptibilis] that can be corrupted, esp. morally corruptibility [kə rup′tə bil′ə tē] n. corruptibly adv …   English World dictionary

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