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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a corrupt and deceitful manner.

Usage examples (15)
  • Adjective : a venal judge. ,venal acquittals. ,a venal administration; venal agreements
  • Some even argued Clarke was venally auditioning for a job in the Kerry administration.
  • It has been hidden from the English because Conservatives are still sentimental about the old days and the Labour party, more venally, need the votes
  • Attacking the scientist in terms of venally-corrupted professional ethics has become the automatic method of choice employed to ‘discredit’ a scientific view. for more
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