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adverb as in wickedly

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In the 1890s, Congress cracked down on the last state-chartered lottery — the notoriously corrupt Louisiana State Lottery Company — and a number of states banned betting on horse racing, one of the only forms of wagering that remained legal.

From there he goes on to speak of all the corrupt things done by Justinian and Theodora, as well as the many figures of their court.

From Time

FireEye soon discovered the attackers had gained access through corrupted updates to the SolarWinds Orion network-monitoring software that it used.

When we say someone who steals, someone who is corrupt, is disgusting, that’s a little different from saying that someone who, say, burns the American flag is disgusting.

Kleptocrats and corrupt foreign officials did not need secret bank accounts in Switzerland.

From Fortune

The colored Creoles, who are generally uneducated, speak the Spanish language much more corruptly than the whites.

Treste, the trefoil leaf, or clover-grass (corruptly called Clubs) alludes to the husbandmen and peasants.

The metropolis of the kingdom is called Bagou, corruptly called Pegu, which name is likewise given to the kingdom.

It is so called by the French, because it comes to them from Japan, which they corruptly pronounce Sapan.

No one could have been more discreet, more corruptly sagacious, more sunnily amiable, than this singular woman.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to corruptly, such as: cruelly, viciously, evilly, atrociously, diabolically, and hatefully.

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