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adv.1.In a manner that corrupts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Fineman argues that Shakespeare treats language as "corruptingly linguistic" rather than "ideally secular," creating disjunction between vision and the words used to recreate vision: "Language re-presents what vision presents, and yet this repetition produces something different from that which it repeats, for the truth of language is that, compared to vision, it is false....