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verb as in incite to commit crime

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These perfect servants never make a mistake and they cannot be suborned.

This time, the heirs of the Confederacy have learned that is more effective to suborn the government than secede.

By rejecting this last attempt to suborn a dereliction of duty, Henry saved my reputation, my honor, my life, really.

If Blondel tampered with any one, he would naturally, if he knew aught of the house, suborn Claude or Anne.

Was there no postman or postmaster whom he could suborn to intercept them for him?

Meanwhile you suborn 'unwarranted belief' by making belief a matter of reward and penalty.

But the audacious Lauzun found means to suborn a well-meaning simpleton of a priest, who married them secretly the very same day.

For this purpose, he endeavoured to suborn a poet who lived under his patronage.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suborn, such as: bribe, incite, instigate, and procure.

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