Gingrich, for his part, cast himself as a truth-teller against a corrupt establishment.
He works within a corrupt system, in the sense that McCain tried to explain.
Iran is a corrupt, nasty regime seeking to stay in power, deter attack, and extend its regional influence to the extent possible.
Everyone who has studied civics in high school knows the corrupt side of pork.
And he says he believes the Yingluck government is corrupt and needs to go.
But even apart from the possibility of a corrupt boss there is still a wide gap between the collective and the socialized agency.
Efficiency there under our corrupt system is, I fear, hopeless.
To the self-consecrated guardians of the Constitution this was as corrupt as offers of largesses to plebeians at Rome.
So said the aged John to some amongst his hearers in these corrupt Asiatic cities.
To 'correct' was in this and such like cases simply to 'corrupt.'
mid-14c., from Old French corropt "unhealthy, corrupt; uncouth" (of language), and directly from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere "to destroy; spoil," figuratively "corrupt, seduce, bribe," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rup-, past participle stem of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). Related: Corruptly; corruptness.
mid-14c., "contaminate, impair the purity of," from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrumpere (see corrupt (adj.)). Late 14c. as "pervert the meaning of," also "putrefy." Related: Corrupted; corrupting.