Speakers, including the anticorruption blogger Alexei Navalny, attempted to keep the tone defiant and angry.
Nor does the effort on the anticorruption front line appear to be winning hearts and minds on the Venezuelan street.
mid-14c., of material things, especially dead bodies, also of the soul, morals, etc., from Latin corruptionem (nominative corruptio), noun of action from past participle stem of corrumpere (see corrupt). Of public offices from early 15c.; of language from late 15c.