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Bribe

To give money or some other compensation to another party so that party will violate rules. For example, a restaurant owner may offer a bribe to a health inspector so he/she will overlook a restaurant's violation of the city's health code. Bribery is a crime and a form of corruption. It is possible (and in many places common) in both the government and the private sector.
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The reader's last impression is of a desolate vista: Jamaica may do well to be rid of Peter and his type, as the detritus of a defunct colonialist class structure, but after they migrate they will leave behind a society warped by corruption (bribable examiners), indiscipline (unqualified drivers), sexual exploitation, and general dissolution.
These people - the Likudniks- along with the bribable Congress, are bad for the health of Americans.
Summoners in late Middle English literature were stereotypically avaricious and bribable. (66) Chaucer's two in The Canterbury Tales are probably the most famous--the pilgrim Summoner who overlooks indiscretions if he is properly rewarded, and the one in The Friar's Tale who does the same as well as extorting the innocent (67)--but Langland was equally certain that the duties and powers of the office lent themselves to abuse.
Or if they knew a friendly - or bribable - quack they got a certificate 'proving' they needed spirits for 'medicinal purposes'.