Thesaurus / venal

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His character for pecuniary integrity placed him above the suspicion of a venal motive.

He wore fine clothes, gave dinners of several courses, paid court to venal beauties.

Without dividing, he destroyed party; without corrupting, he made a venal age unanimous.

The tribune Manilius, a venal soul, and the debased instrument of the ambition of others.

History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

The deceptions of a venal passion are more delightful than the real thing.

Cousin BettyHonore de Balzac

Fox pronounced a high eulogy upon him, but denied that his parliaments had been venal.

Lord ChathamArchibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery

The smell of the indecent and venal informer exhaled from the pages.

The Art of DisappearingJohn Talbot Smith

A profligate and venal career has troubled thy soul with misgivings.

The lip-salve, made up from my own prescription with corrosive sublimate by a venal chemist in the vicinity?

In this city I have met none save merchants, usurers and venal women.

The TourLouis Couperus

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