Associations to the word «Bribe»
BRIBE, noun. Something (usually money) given in exchange for influence or as an inducement to dishonesty.
BRIBE, noun. That which seduces; seduction; allurement.
BRIBE, verb. (transitive) To give a bribe to.
BRIBE, verb. (transitive) To gain by a bribe; to induce as by a bribe.
BRIBE, noun. Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment.
BRIBE, verb. Make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.