Synonym of corrupt

Alternative for corrupt

corrupts, corrupted, corrupting

Synonym: crooked, dishonest, evil, rotten, shady, wicked,

Adjective

Having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain
dishonest unscrupulous unprincipled fraudulent bribable crooked dishonorable dishonourable shady untrustworthy venal amoral bent corruptible deceitful discreditable disreputable scandalous shameful underhand buyable criminal felonious grafting iniquitous lawless nefarious swindling treacherous villainous corrupted dirty malfeasant profiteering rascally rotten scoundrelly tricky underhanded unethical dodgy mercenary unfaithful extortionate faithless foul knavish open perfidious snide suborned double-dealing two-faced low-down on the take hollow-hearted fast and loose gone to the dogs duplicitous shifty guileful deceptive devious false slippery sharp dubious rogue fast sneaky crafty questionable shonky insincere Janus-faced lying unreliable defrauding cheating two-timing traitorous immoral sly cunning undependable illegal deceiving designing wily untruthful not to be trusted unlawful mendacious rapacious artful grasping subtle fly-by-night avaricious slick sneaking irresponsible untrue iffy purchasable double-crossing unfair roguish conscienceless shrewd unjust hoodwinking misleading not dependable not to be depended on fair-weather greedy suspicious suspect illicit fishy unprofessional recreant sinister disloyal double-faced false-hearted sordid bluffing trustless foxy hypocritical snaky money-grubbing disingenuous dangerous scheming furtive seedy indirect fickle grabby sketchy murky delusive inglorious potentially illegal of dubious character smart corruptable fly exploitative clever canny ruthless evil rudderless dissimulating dissembling salty ornery hostile slimy cowboy fibbing untrusty sham doubtful secretive not trustworthy spurious counterfeit conniving fink prostituted phoney unsafe irregular stealthy pseudo bamboozling falsified fake forged against the law mock imitation phony warped inconstant not to be relied upon beguiling surreptitious Machiavellian smooth unsound padded decadent degenerate simoniac simoniacal dicey cute cagey cagy treasonable base adulterous open to bribery deviant evasive forsworn falsehearted malicious mythomaniac malevolent apostate perjured renegade wicked mean back-stabbing intriguing deep wormlike secret perilous ensnaring backhanded astute insidious like a snake in the grass acquisitive exacting severe slim covetous truthless harsh backbiting unctuous elusive bloodsucking hard usurious oppressive rigorous predatory avid coveting moneygrubbing money-oriented blood-sucking materialistic selfish miserly stingy gold-digging calculating arch feigned sharp-witted streetwise Punic oblique astucious contriving plotting pretended unconscionable trick not candid not frank uncandid bogus unfrank unveracious cynical snidey opportunist ambidextrous terminologically inexact not entirely truthful cutthroat opportunistic expedient left- handed collusive unhonest savvy ingenious jive mealymouthed artificial double mealy pawky heads-up economical with the truth plausible bum seeming serpentine rascal catchy off imposturous perceptive discerning wise resourceful keen intelligent backstabbing sagacious knowing carny greasy vulpine lip Pecksniffian street smart discriminating street-smart deft quick crazy like a fox phoney-baloney double dealing phony-baloney left-handed heady quick-witted puckish impish mischievous playful devilish cheeky waggish naughty pixieish tricksy scampish ludic pixy pixie teasing prankish coquettish leprechaunish elvish sportive rakish raffish frolicsome espiègle clandestine fallacious

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Evil or morally depraved
depraved degenerate dissolute abandoned debauched decadent dissipated perverted profligate reprobate sinful wicked blasphemous debased demoralised demoralized immoral impious impure irreligious profane sordid ungodly unholy unrighteous vicious wanton base defiled intemperate unwholesome warped abased bad degraded evil immodest jackleg lascivious lecherous lewd libertine loose low lustful perverse rakish sick unclean dishonoured rakehell baneful boorish deleterious dishonored flagitious infamous miscreant monstrous rakehelly rotten vice-ridden licentious unchaste unprincipled libidinous promiscuous fast corrupted vile shameless unrestrained indecent pervy wild vitiated prurient obscene carnal deviant unconstrained unhealthy salacious louche concupiscent coarse lubricious twisted disreputable fast-living dirty kinky sicko abnormal self-indulgent sybaritic fallen voluptuary aberrant randy goatish unnatural horny profaned distorted amoral filthy desecrated gone bad uncleanly incontinent wayward nefarious villainous gross incorrigible crude swinging foul dishonourable raunchy uncontrolled hot itchy lubricous hypersexual satyric passionate lickerish gone to the dogs iniquitous scungy fast and loose tainted improper mean indulgent vulgar dishonorable ribald unrefined easy sensual pleasure-seeking uninhibited unbridled impaired smutty immoderate wrong in the fast lane high living despicable sadistic not pure disgusting of easy virtue unsavoury brutal criminal hedonic ignoble unrestricted sleazy out of control riotous unhindered retrograde raffish hedonistic retrogressive violated deteriorated unsavory drunken open bestial light contaminated lax unvirtuous reckless in the gutter lacking restraint unruly ungoverned gay whorish naughty nasty night owl careless imprudent irresponsible inferior sullied hardened dubious prodigal diseased erroneous vulgarized vulgarised deviate unimpeded free untrammeled unconfined roguish wolfish grotesque vitiate contorted unregenerate scoundrelly degenerated epicurean overindulgent luxurious wrongful unworthy grubby rascally knavish misguided degrading flatitious demeaned sinking failing decaying moribund lost declining rude voluptuous ruttish unaccommodating shrewish bad-tempered incorrect crabbed churlish ill-tempered ill-natured surly spiteful lusty low-down roundheeled freethinking heedless hellbent unblushing inconstant uncontrollable hot and heavy gone to seed untrammelled trashy stag blue porny bawdy pornographic gutter unprintable uncurbed no better than one should be fleshly unscrupulous animal unmoral desirous relaxed scabrous disorderly locker-room X-rated raw unchecked rampant runaway flagitous unhampered impulsive impetuous unbounded dirty-minded audacious carefree brash self-gratifying exciting fast-paced temerarious devil-may-care daredevil slack harsh extravagant frivolous foolhardy gadabout excessive undisciplined unsuppressed out of hand violent saturnalian full-on unfettered outrageous irrepressible ungovernable boisterous hysterical bacchanalian turbulent Dionysian Bacchic uproarious orgiastic bacchic inordinate unlimited unrepressed unstoppable uncontainable unquenchable lavish unreserved epidemic widespread pandemic raging rife rampaging pervasive exuberant profuse furious running wild proliferating on the rampage spreading like wildfire independent frenzied mercenary venal demonstrative untamed emotional praetorian driverless unlicensed extreme good-time unsubmissive frenetic effusive disobedient stubborn unopposed unobstructed carousing boozy revelling unreasonable lacking self-control touchy-feely undue unjustified not controlled dionysian sottish crapulous bibulous roistering rabid enthusiastic unconcealed chaotic unmanageable crazed madcap crazy noisy berserk severe unwarranted Dionysiac Saturnalian rash egregious tempestuous wassailing capricious cavalier uncalled for dissipative O.T.T. over the top rank aggressive tumultuous dominant greedy unbalanced reveling vehement prevalent flagrant luxuriant threatening spreading clamorous extensive blustering multiplying rambling flourishing fecund growing predominant exceeding bounds abundant volatile mass unshackled natural boundless unbound footloose spontaneous frank impotent plenary flamboyant exaggerated candid impertinent lawless bizarre indiscriminate limitless blunt

Adjective

Rotten or suffering from decay
rotten putrid foul rank decayed decaying decomposed decomposing stinking tainted disintegrating festering foetid fetid infected moldy mouldy noxious off perished putrescent rotting noisome moldering mouldering festy contaminated polluted unclean impure dirty poisonous feculent filthy dirtied diseased pestilent insalubrious toxic unsanitary insanitary unhygienic putrefied unhealthy unwholesome rancid spoiled unsanitized bad septic infested spoilt addled smelly olid corrupted reeking malodorous sour stale nidorous moldered putrefacient putrefactive whiffy unfiltered mouldered rotted wormy carious worm-eaten mephitic maggoty flyblown gross overripe disgusting unfit for human consumption poisoned stagnant fouled evil-smelling graveolent pungent icky curdled turned degenerated yecchy disagreeable foul-smelling inedible stenchy gangrenous grody strong-smelling stenchful repulsive musty revolting fermented soured putrefying dank nauseating reeky unfresh funky strong high putrified mildewy defiled corroding caried pustular purulent faecal sullied beastly unpleasant smelling offensive fecal nasty loathsome soiled bad-smelling fusty ruined crumbling stinky old frowzy frowsy frowsty wasted ripe spoiling wasting away gone bad niffy pongy humming miasmal miasmic gamy ill-smelling mildewed smutty blighted corroded unsound obnoxious injured damaged harmed marred carrion perishing sickening mucid neglected disused withered riddled disintegrated unsavoury clabbered unsavory gone off acrid vile pestilential niffing lousy stinking to high heaven

Adjective

Morally depraved
evil wicked bad wrong wrongful immoral sinful ungodly unholy foul vile base ignoble dishonorable dishonourable iniquitous depraved degenerate villainous nefarious sinister vicious malicious malevolent demonic devilish diabolic diabolical fiendish dark black-hearted monstrous shocking despicable atrocious heinous odious contemptible horrible execrable low-down stinking dirty shady warped bent rotten unethical unlawful unrighteous unsavoury unsavory crooked dastardly reprobate black damnable hateful hellish infernal rancorous satanic spiteful wrathful egregious flagitious shadowy peccable morally wrong bad-hearted unprincipled dishonest unscrupulous disreputable criminal shameful mean sordid dissolute low reprehensible infamous disgraceful abominable ignominious scandalous discreditable underhand detestable impious nasty profane irreligious devious outrageous blasphemous debauched sacrilegious perverted impure unconscionable debased godless beastly amoral barbarous abhorrent deceitful indecent wretched illegal rascally scoundrelly pernicious scurvy shoddy unfair shameless improper not cricket sleazy untrustworthy roguish fraudulent abandoned disgusting unworthy abject degraded shabby irreverent dissipated dodgy unpleasant loathsome murderous offensive lawless dangerous miscreant notorious cruel knavish wanton opprobrious squalid appalling malignant erring questionable underhanded sorry louche treacherous low-minded noxious Machiavellian sly illicit paltry baneful fallen malfeasant snide shifty currish profligate unspeakable sullied worthless tainted maleficent seedy terrible dreadful atheistic obscene destructive peccant baleful cutthroat deplorable blameworthy perverse decadent unseemly slippery virulent hurtful cheap felonious detrimental dubious licentious deleterious suspect unrespectable culpable shy harmful fishy illegitimate seamy guilty repugnant lewd viperous inhuman venomous blackguardly ruthless cheating degrading poison toxic venal mortal crafty heathen non-theistic two-faced pagan deadly sneaky suspicious servile pestiferous indictable fatal toxiferous pestilential lethal mephitic inglorious corrupted nocuous septic infective noisome corruptive conscienceless vulgar savage gross unjust unvirtuous toxicant injurious intemperate unwholesome petty tawdry rough flagrant heartless perfidious guileful menial scheming unbecoming mercenary coarse self-seeking putrid mysterious lousy murky sleazoid indelicate double-dealing malign poor obnoxious horrid vice-ridden unprofessional faithless nauseating mephitical undesirable miasmatic morbid exploitative ugly sickening delinquent blameful good-for-nothing disagreeable hideous brutal furtive unregenerate lowlife blamable censurable unconscientious vindictive cunning unhallowed violent vengeful cowardly poisonous undignified miserable mischievous irregular under-the-table distasteful uncharitable doubtful merciless vitiated unhealthy no good sadistic inequitable shaming errant callous arrant barbaric debasing low-life funny brutish scurrilous inhumane filthy bloodthirsty bestial awful caitiff incorrigible cold-blooded harsh objectionable unclean double-crossing dirty-dealing two-timing deceptive shonky indefensible indecorous lowly off-color slick unforgivable queer scungy beggarly grubby contaminated libidinous transgressing ruffianly thievish glaring lawbreaking condemnable risqué against the law wrongdoing sceptical unbelieving agnostic slavish humble naughty smutty salacious sleazo tricky non-believing heretical hostile trashy common pitiful plebeian negligent morally bereft irreverential secular unblessed unsanctified unconsecrated useless demeritorious amiss sinning aberrant flimflam scam infidel barbarian revolting mercentary praetorian stop-at-nothing duplicitous casuistic selfish recreant repellent repulsive unfeeling unkind forbidding tyrannical defiled inexorable bitter heathenish idolatrous malefic undecorous disrespectful pitiless self-indulgent hard-hearted exceptionable ill-famed traitorous inexcusable off-putting unsuitable inappropriate craven lamentable inelegant catty sketchy vitriolic opprobious corrupting ill-reputed bribable wounding unrefined unchivalrous fly-by-night religionless iconoclastic nonreligious avaricious skanky unchaste immodest ribald drunken carnal vituperative disorderly yucky humiliating shiftless evil-intentioned beyond contempt unbefitting secret ill-natured gut-churning icky sick-making God-awful disturbing disappointing nullifidian freethinking undevout grotty of bad reputation calculated covetous ill-intentioned vomitous sick bogging libertine evil-minded envenomed unsafe poisoned pornographic out of place in poor taste out of keeping peasant ordinary reproachful modest simple plain pixieish tricksy impish scampish arch pixie lying leprechaunish waggish puckish pixy prankish elvish yucko disgustful loathly horrendous skeptical free-thinking unspiritual incompetent feckless no-good no-account lustful whorish promiscuous bawdy disparaging mean-spirited scrofulous contemptuous grisly scornful despiteful gruesome disdainful unreasonable in low esteem pitiable in the doghouse derogatory in bad macabre ferocious environmentally unfriendly death-dealing ghastly unbearable horrifying steep fast loose saturnalian graceless rakish X-rated immoderate exorbitant insupportable unendurable intolerable insufferable excessive frolicsome unwarranted extravagant maddening exasperating impossible OTT distressing preposterous vomit-inducing O.T.T. godawful extortionate hellacious uncivilised depraving contumelious too great disgracing extreme uncivilized debauching unsporting ungentlemanly fierce remorseless of easy virtue over the top very bad wily bloody conniving designing calculating deceiving unsportsmanly shrewd unsportsmanlike butcherly fell brute truculent homicidal grim scummy lame sanguinary below the belt ill-gotten against the rules sneaking ratty scabby Janus-faced out of order faulty demoralised untamed insubordinate demoralized wild damaging prejudicial adverse wayward ill bad news dubitable disputable strange odd debatable doubtable equivocal problematic unreliable phony problematical shaky farfetched peculiar unusual of doubtful honesty open to question rings untrue different phoney won't wash not quite right too much out of line open to doubt under suspicion not kosher unfriendly unsympathetic frightful inconsiderate horrific antagonistic beyond the pale aggressive belligerent surly sour bellicose pugnacious combative unacceptable confrontational inhospitable dire fearful severe militant rude uncongenial terrifying angry scrappy bad-tempered grody argumentative intimidating ill-tempered ornery insensitive cruddy uncaring nauseous abusive abysmal off unsociable annoying frightening accursed ill-humoured dirty rotten ill-humored nightmarish harrowing cantankerous terrific lurid biting churlish inferior hard unpardonable inimical warlike cold-hearted alarming dismal rancid unsatisfactory unwelcome thoughtless uncomfortable sad defective pathetic punk antipathetic cursed deficient rubbish poorly desperate displeasing grewsome nightmare cross substandard contentious grievous sullen subpar unwelcoming dissatisfactory unmerciful sharp grave unsparing caustic compassionless indescribable stern ungenerous hairy quarrelsome alien adversary disapproving adversarial unrelenting suboptimal irritating unpalatable stroppy unkindly dreaded joyless furious pants unpleasing upsetting chippy repellant fulsome swinish embarrassing animal galling negative unreceptive unpropitious contrary jaundiced despisable querulous direful fractious unnerving tenth-rate chronic disputatious from hell petrifying coldhearted loathed bothersome troublesome beneath contempt wolfish not nice dour inconvenient a load of pants uncompassionate outcast uncalled for formidable cold cut-throat off-colour crook off colour out of sorts unamiable uncivil raunchy stony-hearted terribly bad bloodless poxy hardhearted unchristian crying unemotional detested execrated revulsive beast scaring disdainable piggish gluttonous feral boorish ferine irrational prurient despised daunting dismaying inclement cutting belittling mortifying flinty draconian astounding abominated hated abhorred facinorous cacodemonic roughshod slaughterous hateworthy measly tremendous tough unbelievable inconceivable overwhelming maggot hateable crass disheartening unimaginable stingy miserly natty grotesque heavy grating ineffable unutterable heated irritable intense slimy below contempt inexpressible agonizing mighty vexatious irksome brusque acerbic indescribably bad indescribably wicked beyond words too horrible for words preternatural beyond description undefinable calamitous indescribably evil unwanted unappealing painful unlovely acute trying yukky difficult woeful sucky pits curt grouchy sulky sarcastic unpopular disliked crashing invidious fiery cringe-making acerb comfortless grumpy snappy tetchy irascible snappish unattractive pesky gut-wrenching agonising confounded serious dread abrasive rubbing the wrong way spiky hard to take gruff rebarbative unwished-for cranky testy shirty peevish narky petulant impassioned imperfect insufficient inadequate mediocre unsought to be avoided scorned unlikable shunned for the birds strictly for the birds inexpedient incommodious disadvantageous unwished for uninvited inadmissible rejected crude tinny splenetic peckish liverish huffy grumbling waxy crotchety soreheaded miffy curmudgeonly hard-boiled inflammable spirited hysterical uneasy acrid bristling intolerant lively antisocial embittered acrimonious passionate manic icy tempestuous stone-hearted unforgiving unpitying defiant hot-tempered short-fused short-tempered quick-tempered on a short fuse bum fearsome redoubtable thick-skinned hard-nosed obdurate desensitized indurate soulless affectless slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners ironhearted case-hardened pachydermatous insensate stonyhearted stoney stony wack wanting ropy duff bush below par tatty rubbishy hair-raising spine-chilling scary unfortunate disastrous tacky bush-league jerry-built weak sauce low-grade under par below standard poor-quality sub-par crummy third-rate from hunger second-rate implacable with a heart of stone desensitised cannibalistic relentless obstreperous feisty uncooperative assaultive discordant brawly gladiatorial agonistic discourteous arsey bolshie itching aggers scathing cowing cussed terrorizing spoiling for a fight ready for a fight vituperous terrorising trenchant mordacious insolent browbeating bullying mordant

Adjective

Relating to crime
criminal unlawful illicit lawless illegal prohibited dishonest felonious culpable illegitimate unethical villainous crooked disorderly indictable nefarious unlicensed wicked wrong clandestine contraband iniquitous unsavoury unsavory anarchic delinquent forbidden furtive lawbreaking terrorist wrongful actionable banned bent black dark fraudulent immoral impermissible outlawed punishable shady unauthorised unauthorized unruly unsanctioned against the law anarchical bad disruptive dodgy improper insubordinate insurgent insurrectionary interdicted mutinous mutinying proscribed rebellious seditious unacceptable unofficial vile adulterous anarchistic barbarous evil malfeasant noncompliant nonconformist peccant revolting savage sinful sly taboo unrighteous unwarranted verboten vicious bootleg contumacious criminogenic dirty disobedient disordered excessive flagitious guilty heavy infringing miscreant nihilistic piratical racketeering recusant rotten traitorous transgressing turbulent uncivilised uncivilized uncultivated ungoverned unpeaceful unregulated violating violent warlike wildcat haram tapu out of line black-market off base under-the-table smoking gun against the rules off limits ruled out not acceptable not allowed not permitted contrary to law in violation of law without law and order under the counter under-the-counter under the table barred base dishonourable unconstitutional dishonorable prosecutable non licet smuggled out of bounds restricted vetoed disallowed hot no-no no go not legal racket tabu chargeable unjust unapproved not approved off-limits blameworthy uncertified unaccredited unjustified bootlegged reserved pirated stolen unwarrantable irregular extralegal refused disapproved sub rosa outside the law undemocratic false out-of-bounds closed off undocumented penal unfair embargoed convictable debarred inappropriate unclean excluded ill-gotten groundless inaccessible condemned responsible bogus tortious triable litigable closed down closed closed-down out closed-up shut out off the record undue undeserved unreasonable indefensible unnecessary knockoff shonky pirate paperless no-go reprehensible illegally obtained hooky not sanctioned not on uncalled for plagiarized plagiarised over the line unmentionable gangland underworld unspeakable unthinkable rude ineffable indecorous censored anathema unutterable impolite frowned on distasteful offensive disapproved of beyond the pale

Adjective

Showing no shame or embarrassment
shameless brazen flagrant unabashed unashamed audacious brash barefaced unblushing abandoned blatant hardened unembarrassed depraved improper indecent outrageous overt profligate arrant dissolute impenitent impudent incorrigible insolent remorseless transparent unconcealed undisguised unprincipled unrepentant immodest reprobate brassy cheeky high-handed immoral lewd overbold presumptuous rude unchaste without shame bold forward saucy fresh cocky impertinent sassy pert nervy wise brazen-faced cocksure disrespectful brass-necked pushy arch brassbound bold-faced flip contumelious bold as brass malapert defiant irreverent lippy familiar unapologetic presuming overfamiliar smart-alecky smart mouthy arrogant discourteous confident impolite brazenfaced free bald-faced daring assuming unmannerly out of line insubordinate inveterate ill-mannered bad-mannered overconfident smart-arsed obdurate confirmed unremorseful irredeemable unreformable incurable smart-assed flashy boldfaced flippant shocking mannerless chronic indecorous habitual unregenerate open uncontrite inconsiderate adventurous unrepenting uppity indelicate compulsive undaunted seasoned self-assured smug fearless wanton gaudy showy conscienceless naughty ballsy gutsy dyed-in-the-wool unshrinking insulting loud crude indiscreet temerarious forthright in-your-face bare-faced gritty bumptious uncivil overweening assumptive procacious bantam cool presumptive as bold as brass inappropriate pompous pretentious ill-bred forceful conceited meddlesome intrusive coming on strong obtrusive self-assertive snippy supercilious unseemly amoral sheer unconcerned undismayed boldface obvious heavy unawed unflinching mischievous frank naked abashless poised unaffected composed unshamed unrestrained coarse relentless temeritous callous hardhearted recidivistic unreformed combative volatile weisenheiming cute smart-aleck smarty-pants facetious assertive brave feisty without regret without remorse eye-catching startling flamboyant ostentatious striking persistent unreserved aggressive adventuresome courageous venturous venturesome uninhibited spirited overassertive direct chirpy dapper dashing bright breezy keen unafraid dauntless indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed overfriendly thrusting committed long-standing long-established regular established pathological unspeakable dazzling set fixed accustomed nerveless game strident harsh noisy blaring personal unhandsome thoughtless tactless unmannered uncalled-for unsubtle undiplomatic ungracious obsessive hopeless obsessional tolerant free-and-easy snippety grating jarring swashbuckling daredevil not backwards in coming forwards meddling prying offensive inquisitive incongruous unsuitable interfering nosy disgracious over-assertive raucous piercing not contrite thorough thoroughgoing complete utter thundering cacophonous deafening booming jangling dissonant shrill off base smart alecky egotistical discordant ear-splitting vulgar through and through reckless rash uppish congenital jazzy tinny loud-mouthed garish off-base huffish impetuous self-asserting haughty huffy high-hat stiff-necked previous hifalutin premature superior toploftical overhasty lofty chesty imperious masterful high-and-mighty hasty peremptory foolhardy important precipitate cavalier highfalutin lordly toplofty sniffy bigheaded overbearing hard high-pitched metallic loudmouthed flirtatious self-satisfied egotistic self-confident too big for your boots tawdry meretricious spunky hotshot proud self-important disdainful snooty vain patronizing condescending vainglorious high and mighty domineering stuck-up snobbish patronising boastful swaggering prideful contemptuous opinionated puffed up bossy scornful hoity-toity hubristic snotty pontifical self-opinionated narcissistic full of oneself magisterial toffee-nosed affected bragging blustering swollen-headed egoistic egoistical snobby swellheaded self-conceited self-centered aloof officious self-centred grandiose stuck up selfish bloated know-it-all biggity biggety full of yourself assured egocentric autocratic dictatorial self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying fancy-pants elitist authoritarian dismissive big-headed sententious tyrannical despotic pushful self-righteous pushing smarty self-serving complacent la-di-da orgulous wise guy ambitious stiff holier-than-thou blusterous obnoxious strutting mocking scoffing sneering pontificating puffed-up portentous dominating cold-shoulder sure puffy self-aggrandizing flaunting jumped up braggart braggy on an ego trip nosey oppressive intruding bullish snoopy busy protrusive heavy-handed consequential above oneself hotheaded high insistent impulsive impolitic inflated careless indifferent heedless posh swanky stuffy boasting flatulent high-minded la-de-da on high horse highfaluting too big for one's breeches too big for one's boots self-respecting putting on airs self-complacent self-flattering self-applauding extraverted bombastic self-loving self-pleased self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted vaunting puffed highhanded offhand arbitrary driven loudmouth poncey windy throwing one's weight around high-pressure enterprising fierce go-getting militant refined offensively self-assertive casual curt madcap undemocratic sharp-elbowed remote tony persnickety honourable honorable gracious insouciant uninterested pleased with yourself overfree standoffish riding for a fall overoptimistic full of hot air willful rigid inflexible wilful anti-democratic repressive high falutin on one's high horse reserved distant detached unceremonious unduly familiar grand spectacular magnificent splendid exaggerated flowery overstated effervescent trashy headlong untactful incautious vivacious maladroit abrupt brusque glib terse cursory off perfunctory on your high horse airy commanding wiseguy aristocratic high-flown ironhanded dominant take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish coercive bullying making passes at making advances towards go-ahead swollen with pride tyrannous autocratical overproud authoritative tyrannic dogmatic heading for a fall throwing one's weight about chatting up lording it iron-handed aweless preponderant imperial imperative demanding regnant ascendant prevalent crowing big self-aggrandising cock-a-hoop blowing one's own horn positive certain jaunty smart aleck smart guy smarty pants untimely soon overearly early oversoon too early ahead of oneself too soon

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Not in accordance with accepted standards, especially of morality or honesty
improper inappropriate unsuitable incongruous unfit incorrect irregular wrong inapposite inapt infelicitous malapropos unacceptable unwarranted amiss dishonest dishonorable dishonourable graceless illegitimate ill-timed immoral inapplicable indecorous inept inopportune perverse unapt unbecoming uncalled-for unethical unhappy unprofessional unseasonable unseemly unsuited untoward crooked erroneous false inaccurate unscrupulous abnormal awkward discordant discrepant ill-advised imprudent inadequate inadmissible inadvisable inexpedient inharmonious ludicrous odd off-base out-of-place out-of-season preposterous unbefitting uncomely undue untimely against the rules not cricket at odds bad form not suitable out of place ill-suited unfortunate injudicious unfitting tactless undesirable ill-considered ill-judged incompatible out of keeping regrettable inconvenient disadvantageous misplaced unfavorable unfavourable misguided inauspicious out of order unpropitious troublesome objectionable adverse irrelevant detrimental bad illogical inconsistent impolitic unlucky contradictory ineligible damaging absurd unwise extraneous ill-fitted dissonant inapropos discommodious lacking in propriety contrary unreasonable beyond the pale tasteless prejudicial calamitous ill-chosen harmful wrong-headed ominous destructive negative not done unpromising off indiscreet threatening incautious disproportionate incompetent conflicting unsatisfactory indelicate foolish mismatched unfitted disconsonant irreconcilable bizarre opposed ill inconsonant incoherent disparate unrelated shifting unpredictable distorted jumbled rambling unconnected fantastic divergent uncoordinated unbalanced lopsided unavailing uneven alien foreign unintelligible twisted fitful ill-adapted disagreeable not proper not good enough unfair inconducive uncalled for counter unladylike ungentlemanly unwelcome rotten harsh immaterial clumsy gauche not on defective premature incongruent undiplomatic foolhardy early misconceived erring unqualified silly thoughtless careless disparaging impertinent jarring clashing gloomy insensitive mistimed pointless bothersome out of character ineffective in poor taste in bad taste very bad difficult unhelpful futile intrusive over the fence a bit much a bit thick abortive inefficient useless not designed uncomplimentary not germane unsuited to unsuitable for ineligible for unadvantageous inadequate for unfitted for not designed for ill-adapted to no good not up to scratch unequipped for unprepared for ill-suited to inappropriate to diverse different at variance varying differing unmixable out-of-the-way unjustified unjust unconventional below the belt unnecessary disappointing irrelative funny off-balance untactful ridiculous meaningless out of turn unmatched dissident interfering senseless stupid dull slow shameful deplorable disgraceful dreadful unworthy inexpert maladroit hostile incommodious not pertinent hasty faulty irrational unhandy jejune undexterous insipid banal inexperienced unfacile flat inadept unmeet unproficient unadvisable inimical misdirected brash unprofitable discommoding out of the way challenging misjudged not up to snuff not qualified awry unsensible harebrained rash unadvised unrecommended unorthodox irresponsible impractical tough prohibitive mistaken confused badly timed imperfect adrift flawed astray short-sighted trying testing disastrous poor unfriendly tardy late antagonistic low fallacious disobliging disobedient delinquent ornery unhealthy rebellious not recommended miscreant thrawn wayward aberrant uncontrollable obstructive fractious mean grey sick foul unlawful haywire shady unofficial gray ill-matched uncool glitched up out of line ill-conceived out of its element left-field back-door foot-in-mouth way off unallowable not equal to unworthy of not good enough for out-of-order invalid contrary to the rules ineffectual insufficient deficient inefficacious limited precocious prohibited precluded disallowed impermissible forbidden flimsy junk hopeless unproductive impotent broken powerless unable inferior lousy worthless hare-brained ill-favored not acceptable unadmittable not allowable exceptionable censored unadmissible excluded barred banned unwanted advance too early early on anachronistic out-of-date too late soon a bit previous before time overearly too soon early bird bright and early previous oversoon strange ill-made off-key ill-favoured paradoxical ironic badly planned poorly thought-out misbegotten badly thought-out not in harmony in opposition incongruitous not appropriate beside the point sticking out a mile standing out a mile like a fish out of water

Adjective

Lacking social grace, elegance or charm
graceless uncultured uncultivated unpolished unrefined coarse crude inelegant loutish rough rough-hewn rude tactless thoughtless uncomfortable uncouth uneasy ungraceful unmannered unmannerly vulgar wooden barbaric barbarous boorish improper inconsiderate raw shameless stiff uneducated unworldly barbarian impolite indecorous oafish offensive rustic rustical stilted tasteless outlandish ill-mannered socially awkward socially inept lacking in social graces socially unsure awkward clumsy crass gauche uncivil discourteous ill-bred indelicate churlish disrespectful gross ungracious lowbrow blunt bad-mannered brusque lowbred unsophisticated low ungentlemanly insolent unladylike undiplomatic impertinent curt impudent common mannerless ignorant raffish roughneck incult illiberal gruff uncivilized insensible rugged ungainly maladroit ungallant uncivilised unsubtle savage uncalled-for insensitive cloddish brutish abrupt offhand abusive audacious unnatural unpleasant unchivalrous harsh sharp gawky primitive unhandsome surly wild ungenteel short heavy-handed unseemly loud Neanderthal low-bred clodhopping impolitic injudicious ill-judged disagreeable presumptuous brash inept unceremonious heavy inappropriate laboured insulting bad derogatory ponderous disparaging indiscreet cheeky cavalier cheap uncomplimentary gaudy contumelious malapert philistine misbehaved flip smart-alecky fresh underbred inaffable lewd sullen provincial crusty disgracious inurbane heathen artificial labored hick hillbilly clownish backwoods stupid foolish heathenish natural raunchy slobbish in bad taste foul-mouthed loud-mouthed bashful objectionable badly behaved uncourteous sassy parochial ill ill-humored plebeian agrestic vicious inhuman hooligan bearish lumbering guileless naive ingenuous ill-humoured classless yobbish uncoordinated unwieldy ugly Neandertal thuggish lumpen sickening forced unco elephantine lumpish revolting vile poor unsavoury shoddy sleazy unsavory sordid constrained dull unacceptable all thumbs sketchy disgusting nauseating strained profane terse testy snappy tawdry flashy garish contrived laborious unrelaxed uncourtly rusty bizarre abrasive immature backward tacky pointed caustic blundering callous careless bungling trashy flash ostentatious showy snippy brusk brief sick gruesome mincing rash straightforward hasty precipitate untactful impetuous snippety impatient meretricious tatty naff snappish bluff kitsch tart irascible off-color ornate unclassy low-down-and-dirty trivial useless hideous pretentious unlovely unsightly makeshift low-down self-conscious lifeless unfriendly brisk obscene in poor taste cheap and nasty petulant breviloquent debased foul indecent direct rigid passionless leaden flat dry stodgy like a bull in a china shop bad-tempered irreverent smutty blasphemous unimpassioned spiritless soulless short-tempered short-spoken ill-tempered no-nonsense matter-of-fact to the point bumbling unhandy weighty inflexible deadpan inexpressive obstinate unyielding unbending lacking vitality sacrilegious strong arrogant uncharitable cocky mouthy brazen smart alecky lippy overbearing out-of-line insubordinate disdainful intrusive crabbed peremptory yokelish bounderish

Verb

To cause to become morally depraved
deprave pervert debase debauch demoralise demoralize bastardise bastardize defile ruin abase canker profane prostitute stain sully lure seduce violate warp lead astray make degenerate degrade poison vitiate subvert demean cheapen deteriorate lessen pollute contaminate taint foul smirch spoil soil besmirch blacken befoul dirty tarnish muddy smudge brutalize begrime lower smear grime brutalise devalue bestialize spot mar tar daub blemish mire muck bemire discolour distain gaum discolor desecrate disgrace mark blot abuse shame adulterate chasten undermine dishonour dishonor infect blight injure humble humiliate denigrate discredit damage sink embitter spatter take down dehumanize splash misuse blotch animalize mess up make dirty impair make impure weaken bemean drag down dehumanise cast down darken splatter distort depreciate bespatter dilute harm betray misemploy manipulate misapply prejudice demote desensitize reduce mortify belittle lower the status of disparage drag through the mud trash desensitise mudsling diminish bring shame to defame besoil make filthy cloud make dusty make unclean smutch vilify encrust draggle coat confound twist influence unsettle alloy bend skew worsen reduce in value rot colour bias reduce in quality touch turn mongrelize consume rust inflict jaundice waste squander sour besmear sell sacrifice undercut sabotage destabilize color corrode envenom sell out harden depress downgrade go bad be untrue to oneself stoop descend go to hell live in the gutter exploit mishandle scourge ulcer sore bloody crawl toughen set a bad example destabilise subjugate embarrass waste away dump on bring down water down bring low case-harden inure lower someone's status lower someone's dignity stigmatize ill-use coarsen take advantage of stigmatise bring dishonour to bring discredit to roil rile murk make callous make unfeeling becloud blacken the name of give a bad name to show in a bad light slam decry pan destroy detract derogate make black make cloudy cloud up make darker make blacker make murky disconsider make lose face bring into disrepute give a black eye slander attaint reflect badly on libel bring shame on disoblige scorn hoodoo blaspheme revile vice cuss despoil flame swear voodoo curse darn mock run down put down cut down shoot down tear down treat with disrespect put double whammy on commit sin do wrong commit sacrilege be evil talk dirty take down a peg cut down to size tinge get filthy get dirty cripple maculate debilitate devaluate muck up scuzz up make foul reduce the status of abash crush deflate subdue discomfit show up make someone eat crow take down a peg or two put someone in their place squash own put to shame make someone eat humble pie chagrin break snub make a fool of undervalue quash flatten ridicule cause to lose face make ashamed settle someone's hash discipline restrain slur discountenance declass expose mark down confuse reproach bump set back revert disfavor disfavour disconcert pull down drag through the mire bring shame upon give a bad name put in a bad light get the better of have the last laugh on take the wind out of someone's sails deign condescend denature lower in rank lower in status brand demolish relegate minimize minimise cow make uncomfortable make someone feel ashamed cast a slur dismiss curb scandalize let down take apart beat down silence overcome upset squelch tame abandon one's principles attenuate succumb put away strike dumb disregard deride disrespect scandalise soften reduce to the ranks kick downstairs bust control pop one's balloon make eat dirt put one away write off take to bits take to pieces afflict check repress bring down a peg make one feel small cut to the quick lose face force to eat humble pie disrate write down tar and feather lower oneself demean yourself lower yourself debase oneself be reduced demean oneself debase yourself decrease devalorize demerit bench deny suppress put in your place disappoint be reduced to annoy punish affront rattle faze fluster displease nonplus vex horrify appal appall harass worry put someone to shame get one's comeuppance take the wind out get under control blister wither rip vanquish downplay malign play down calumniate put out of countenance cause to feel small censure insult compromise disesteem cast aspersions on do a hatchet job on detract from ruin the reputation of pooh-pooh bring into disfavour destroy someone's credibility damage someone's reputation blacken someone's name

Verb

To lower in quality or value
subvert degrade warp blight cheapen impair influence mar undermine damage despoil deteriorate infect pollute vitiate blemish demean depreciate hurt injure lessen lower poison deface deform disfigure disgrace harm ravage waste pull down ruin spoil compromise destroy sabotage weaken cripple break annihilate taint crush wreck tarnish devastate demolish defile debase smash trash wreak havoc on flaw shatter dismantle endamage corrode crab afflict cause detriment to contaminate shake up destabilize jeopardize wear away do damage to play havoc with impoverish disrupt desecrate wound incapacitate bloody shock sap gut vandalize sully mangle batter scorch cross up raze total mess up jeopardise smash up destabilise louse up muck up smirch vandalise dilapidate cause the sacrifice of result in damage to lead to the end of cause the loss of result in harm to cost nick prejudice besmirch mutilate wrench handle roughly do mischief to dump on undo stain disfeature blot crack bleach discolour lacerate scathe dent scratch play merry hell with maltreat abuse fade tear dirty bang up gnaw wrong stab maim split drive a nail into the coffin of cause injury knock rust rot discolor burn disintegrate tamper with hinder debilitate diminish affect devitalize impede disable depress enervate torpedo blast enfeeble inconvenience wither trouble impact overcome touch interfere with take out foul up screw up detract from rough up strike perturb be detrimental to do harm to upset prevail occur put out of commission throw a monkey wrench into put out of action overwhelm impinge impact on prevail over impinge upon strike down strike at spread to take hold of attack exert influence on have an impact on have an effect on distort bruise scar threaten lame paralyse reduce blunt paralyze hamstring shake invalidate disqualify attenuate put the kibosh on thwart mangulate crool shame uglify queer indispose prostrate cut immobilize exhaust unfit drag through the mud erode unstrengthen immobilise knock out worsen traumatize maul eat away emasculate decrease discredit soil scotch scupper hack demoralize dismember dishonour devalue knacker blacken contort botch ding tweak dishonor foil brand traumatise hog-tie hamper blow cut up squash soften demoralise do in hack up be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to restrict put a damper on torpefy have a bad effect on be deleterious to lay up inactivate disenable make useless throw monkey wrench in be a blot on the landscape kibosh unbrace make unattractive make ugly muzzle shoot down pinion render incapable hogtie hock handicap disarm consume molest shiver use up disserve endanger annoy befoul imperil obliterate whittle bend detract pervert blotch speckle tag bodge devaluate misshape water down disfashion put at risk clip wings lose strength mayhem massacre gimp castrate truncate make a mess of twist sour color colour butcher mark hospitalize cramp make powerless have a negative effect on make unfit spike render powerless shrink plunder depredate sack pillage desolate spoliate take the edge off sap the strength of pull the rug out from under take apart bankrupt invalid hospitalise score pinch scrape beat slash limit adulterate expurgate censor bowdlerize stifle amputate cut to pieces tear limb from limb bowdlerise hash up tear apart put on the sick list smear pique aggrieve foul grieve torture pain wax torment distress sting rain on someone's parade stigmatize halt stop jam draw blood weary tire deactivate freeze drain fatigue etiolate clamp wheel-clamp defame encumber extenuate eviscerate tie prevent from moving bring to a standstill render inoperative make inoperative prevent from working action render inactive bring to a halt arrest darken slander stigmatise deprave tar make feeble confine to a wheelchair make weak confine to bed render infirm wear out lay low malign whittle away disempower cast a slur slur mine dig frustrate tunnel sandbag wear challenge libel blot one's copybook give a bad name denigrate disparage censure dig out hollow out besmear clip one's wings chip away at queer the pitch of asperse poke full of holes scandalize knock the bottom out of throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spanner in the works of muckrake disrespect mortify dishearten scandalise bring shame upon drag through the mire bring discredit to sling mud at fling mud at bring shame on deflate dispirit chagrin deject abash flatten discourage dump psych out

Verb

To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
garble distort twist falsify misinterpret misrepresent misstate pervert confuse doctor jumble warp misquote muddle misreport obscure slant blur mistranslate slur alter bend change colour color cook fudge misconstrue misrelate mix up mutilate adulterate misarticulate misrender tamper with twist around belie mangle mislead tinker with fake rig massage salt manipulate fiddle phony up juggle interfere with fiddle with misuse abuse forge misapply counterfeit divert fabricate prostitute deflect profane misemploy subvert invent embroider debase vitiate embellish mistreat outrage spike desecrate ruin veer water brainwash alloy cut steer spoil seduce animalize con lie palter fix exaggerate traverse contravene deceive contort promote gloss prevaricate deacon equivocate four-flush fib doctor up fake it trump up frame up dress up put on an act put a spin on bias disguise skew take out of context quote out of context overstate influence prejudice angle give a false account of conceal strain snow spin overdraw affect stretch cloak mask varnish miscolor magnify give a false idea of pad airbrush gloss over put the wrong slant on train concentrate focus aim direct point misattribute quote give a false impression of patch quote incorrectly mold shape mould dissimulate overdo dramatize enhance hyperbolize cook up put words in somebody's mouth impact poison deteriorate wind scam knot crush melt decline whitewash curve writhe slump gnarl sag deviate collapse touch up varnish over give a false picture of cover condition transform romanticise dramatise romanticize taint sway misappropriate modify veil occult suppress blanket shroud hide screen enshroud curtain elaborate on put one on make out like throw faze upset blot out paper over exploit mishandle dissipate embezzle mismanage waste squander steal defalcate exert an influence on have an effect on parody make bad use of travesty cheese blarney beard pirate dress puff blow smoke pass off cover up build up

Verb

To exaggerate, use hyperbole
hyperbolize exaggerate magnify embellish embroider amplify inflate pad stretch colour color fudge enlarge expand distort heighten falsify emphasise emphasize exalt boost boast brag fabricate hike caricature elaborate on build up cook up go to extremes blow out of proportion blow up out of proportion overstate overemphasize overestimate overdraw overstress overdo overvalue aggrandize elaborate dramatize overplay over-elaborate oversell catastrophize put on overpitch add colour romance lie romanticise up dramatise overemphasise puff romanticize intensify scam overexaggerate misrepresent pyramid misreport misquote pile it on lay it on thick stretch the truth lay on pretty up loud talk pile it on about shoot a line draw the longbow lay it on thick about big up blow something out of all proportion lay it on with a shovel make a mountain out of a molehill make a production out of make a big thing of make too much of blow up out of all proportion make a federal case of lay it on with a trowel make a drama out of a crisis lay it on with a trowel about enhance blow up touch up play up make a big thing out of varnish gild flesh out dress up maximize ham it up augment bend maximise strain expand on draw the long bow make a song and dance about make a big thing of something make too much of something make a fuss overuse make a big deal out of something interlard accentuate overwork mug overact accent spin emphasize too much overrate show off get carried away point up labor at overcharge aggravate increase make a mountain out of puff up make mountain of molehill fill out extend swell pump up blow-up enlarge on overembellish distend overelaborate yeast escalate add detail to ginger up add flesh to jazz up cram surcharge widen fill bloat balloon spread belabour overdramatize exaggerate information go into detail about spread on thick make mountain out of molehill make federal case blow out of all proportion beef up drive up swell up go up disguise pervert garble manipulate labor labour misrelate poison misstate airbrush belie fake massage stress cook misinterpret harp on dwell on belabor sensationalize take out of context quote out of context put a spin on give a false account of gloss over lay too much stress on go on and on about attach too much weight to make something out of nothing go over the top about attach too much importance to make a big thing about play-act execute playact melodramatize stage enact act farcialize show perform splash burlesque produce tragedize present sensationalise ham up make a production of give color to play to the gallery play to gallery make a performance of lay it on play on heartstrings