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To do something wrong, or to be bad - synonyms or related words

commit

verb

to do something illegal or morally wrong

transgress

verb

formal

to do something that is not allowed by a law, custom, or religion

resort to

to do something extreme or unpleasant in order to solve a problem

stoop

verb

to do something bad in order to get what you want

sink

verb

to do something wrong

perpetrate

verb

formal

to do something that is harmful, illegal, or dishonest

sell out

informal

to do something that shows you no longer have the same moral principles that you used to have

go/run off the rails

to start behaving in a way that is not socially acceptable

compromise yourself/your position

to do something to make people think that they cannot trust you

not scruple to do something

to not have any moral worries about doing something bad

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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dolt

a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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