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.
It is they who suborn our press and blind the eyes of our people.
Shall I shoot the dog below who dares to attempt to suborn our men?
For this purpose, he endeavoured to suborn a poet who lived under his patronage.
They suborn their reason to declare in favour of their necessity.
The single sentry he could suborn, or else—if bribery failed—poniard.
But to sit silent now is to suborn The common villainy you scorn.
Not only did he suborn the Parliament of Milan to that end, but he induced the Emperor to confirm him in the title.
They suborn their reason to declare in favor of their necessity.
"to procure by bribery, to lure (someone) to commit a crime," 1520s (implied in subornation), from Middle French suborner (13c.), from Latin subornare "suborn," originally "equip," from sub "under, secretly" (see sub-) + ornare "equip," related to ordo "order" (see order). Related: Suborned; suborning.