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Is Dante guilty of graft in The Inferno?

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Graft is also known as barratry, and may have an etymological connection to the more familiar word "grift" or grifting. Its exact definition is a bit murky and ambiguous, but it generally deals with illicit sales or bribery, especially in public office. It can also refer to the act of filing too many lawsuits.

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