suborn :

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  • v  incite to commit a crime or an evil deed
    He suborned his butler to cover up the murder of his wife
  • v  procure (false testimony or perjury)
  • v  induce to commit perjury or give false testimony
    The President tried to suborn false witnesses

  • The belligerent neighbor's attempt to suborn and subdue the tiny land locked country was in direct contravention to UN resolutions on the matter.
  • The Administration ordered an investigation into Donald's alleged attempt to suborn perjury.
  • Moscow's ruthless attempt to suborn, subdue and subordinate this tiny, independent democracy is reminiscent of Stalin's times.

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