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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvenalve‧nal /ˈviːnl/ adjective formal  DISHONESTwilling to use power and influence in a dishonest way in return for money our venal politiciansvenality /viːˈnæləti/ noun [uncountable] His venality has discredited Parliament.
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venalEzra can be mistaken - more thoroughly mistaken than most people - but he has never been venal.He was not to mention the matter of money to the press: that would be too venal.The law courts are venal and can take decades to decide a case.a venal tyrant
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