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graft
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graft
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Arrowsmith
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  • He had interviewed senators; he had discovered graft in charity societies and even in prize-fights.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The pastor of the Jonathan Edwards Church touched up a sermon about Sin in High Places by a reference to "one who, while like a Czar he pretends to be safeguarding the city from entirely imaginary dangers, yet winks at the secret vice rampant in hidden places; who allies himself with the forces of graft and evil and the thugs who batten on honest but deluded Labor; one who cannot arise, a manly man among men, and say, 'I have a clean heart and clean hands.'"  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: skin graft
as in: graft and corruption
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