bribe: a sum of money or something valuable that you give or offer to somebody to persuade them to help you, especially by doing something dishonest. Sp. soborno. E.g. It was alleged that he had taken bribes while in office. She had been offered a $50000 bribe to drop the charges.
latter: being the second of two things, people or groups that have just been mentioned, or the last in a list. E.g. The latter point is the most important.
withhold something (from somebody/something) (formal) to refuse to give something to somebody. Keep back. E.g. She was accused of withholding information from the police. Payment was withheld until the work was completed.
compound something: /kəmˈpaʊnd/ to make something bad become even worse by causing further damage or problems. E.g. The problems were compounded by severe food shortages.
10 judgement/ judgment
payout: a large amount of money that is given to somebody. E.g. an insurance payout. A lottery payout