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English verb: grease one's palms

1. grease one's palms (possession) make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

SamplesThis judge can be bought.

Synonymsbribe, buy, corrupt

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)pay

Narrower (hyponym)buy off, pay off, sop

Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

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