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Once again, McFadden bribed the guards to allow her and her friends inside San Pedro.

When Michele Bachmann claimed in 2011 that a supporter had been bribed to defect to Ron Paul, observers rolled their eyes.

Donors also apparently have a lot in common with kindergarteners who need to be bribed into napping.

He bribed a superior to let him take a two-day leave, saying he needed to visit family in Damascus.

Without a bribed official, a halcyon, or eagle, will watch the entry point with binoculars for patterns and opportunities.

Bribed by the prisoner, he fled with him, carrying a portion of the hidden treasure of the Republic.

She sent for him to Kingston house and threatened, bribed, argued, and wept for about two hours.

One of the beadles, however, was bribed with a double fee, and Bentley offered no resistance.

He stormed and wheedled, threatened and bribed; the obnoxious instrument was constantly brandished before his eyes.

He bribed the artillery-men; and they put him with his arm round the guns muzzle, instead of with his back to it.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bribed, such as: buy off, seduce, entice, tempt, corrupt, and instigate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.