Faustian-bargain Definition

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(idiomatic) An agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain wealth or other benefits.

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Origin of Faustian-bargain

  • From the medieval legend of Faust, who made a contract with the devil, exchanging his soul for worldly gains.

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