Giving a congressman money to get a lucrative government contract job is an example of bribery.
Bribery may be punished by fine, imprisonment and disfranchisement for ten years.
He was accused of bribery during his candidature, and, in spite of Cicero's defence, was condemned.
He was acquitted, and a charge of bribery against him also proved unsuccessful.
But Charles preferred negotiation and bribery to fighting.
Man seeks to influence his fellow men in various ways, by intimidation, by deceit, by bribery; and it is quite natural to find the same ideas in the sphere of religion.