subornation (n.) Old form(s): subbornation
aiding and abetting, inducement to do wrong, instigation
1H4 I.iii.161[Hotspur to Northumberland and Worcester] you that ... wear the detested blot / Of murderous subornation
2H6 III.i.145[Gloucester to King] these days are dangerous ... / Foul subornation is predominant
2H6 III.i.45[Suffolk to Queen, of Gloucester] The Duchess by his subornation ... began her devilish practices
E3 II.i.445[Warwick to Countess] An evil deed, done by authority, / Is sin and subornation
Luc.919[Lucrece as if to opportunity] Guilty of perjury and subornation
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