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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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pardon

  • noun the act of excusing a mistake or offense
    forgiveness.
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    amnesty.

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jeremy_bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Bentham.

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pirate_ship

  • noun a ship that is manned by pirates
    pirate.

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hijacker

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    road agent; highwayman; highjacker.
  • noun someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    highjacker.

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rob_roy

  • noun Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)
    MacGregor; Robert MacGregor.
  • noun a manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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self-incrimination

  • noun an accusation that incriminates yourself

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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forger

  • noun someone who operates a forge
  • noun someone who makes copies illegally
    counterfeiter.

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trawl

  • noun a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    setline; spiller; trawl line; trotline.
  • noun a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
    dragnet; trawl net.

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gang

  • noun an association of criminals
    mob; ring; pack.
    • police tried to break up the gang
    • a pack of thieves
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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holdout

  • noun a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms
    • their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks
  • noun a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal

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dumbbell

  • noun an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; dope; pinhead; boob.

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three-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    3-hitter.

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hatchet_man

  • noun a professional killer
    iceman.
  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    enforcer.

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payoff

  • noun the final payment of a debt
    final payment.
  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    bribe.

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briber

  • noun someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
    suborner.

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handgrip

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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grappler

  • noun combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
    matman; wrestler.
  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grapple.

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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swoop_up

  • verb seize or catch with a swooping motion
    swoop.

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sexual_assault

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sex crime; sex offense.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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shanghai

  • verb take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
    impress.
    • The men were shanghaied after being drugged
  • noun the largest city of China; located in the east on the Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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chewing

  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chew; mastication.
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; masticate; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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aggravated_assault

  • noun a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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breach

  • noun a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
  • noun an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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housebreaking

  • noun trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
    break-in; breaking and entering.
  • verb train (a pet) to live cleanly in a house
    house-train; housebreak.

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shoplifter

  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    lifter; booster.

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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statute

  • noun an act passed by a legislative body
    legislative act.
  • adjective satellite enacted by a legislative body
    codified.
    • statute law
    • codified written laws

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buccaneering

  • noun hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it
    piracy.
    • air piracy
  • verb live like a buccaneer
    buccaneer.

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rebuker

  • noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame
    reproacher; reprover; upbraider.

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cozenage

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    scam.

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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tazir_crime

  • noun (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way
    • in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation

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terrorization

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorisation; frightening.
  • noun an act of terrorism
    terrorisation.

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traitorousness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; treason.

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seizer

  • noun a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship
    shanghaier.

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rook

  • noun (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
    castle.
  • noun common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
    Corvus frugilegus.

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partner_in_crime

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; henchman; confederate.

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accuse

  • verb bring an accusation against; level a charge against
    incriminate; impeach; criminate.
    • The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse
  • verb blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
    charge.
    • he charged the director with indifference

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confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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abduction

  • noun the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
  • noun (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

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harlot

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; cyprian; whore; tart.

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shyster

  • noun a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods
    pettifogger.

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truant

  • noun one who is absent from school without permission
    hooky player.
  • noun someone who shirks duty
    nonattender; no-show.

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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misdemeanour

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanor.

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iniquity

  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    dark; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    wickedness; evil; immorality.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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heist

  • noun the act of stealing
    rip-off.
  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; stickup; holdup.

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housebreaker

  • noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    cat burglar.
  • noun a wrecker of houses
    housewrecker.
    • in England a housewrecker is called a housebreaker

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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saboteur

  • noun someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
    diversionist; wrecker.
  • noun a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
    fifth columnist.

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harry

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
    ravage.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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vouchee

  • noun (law) a person called into court to defend a title

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perfect_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base

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booty

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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villainy

  • noun the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior
    villainousness.
  • noun a criminal or vicious act

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fathead

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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bravo

  • noun a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
    assassin; assassinator.
    • his assassins were hunted down like animals
    • assassinators of kings and emperors
  • noun a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance

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clinch

  • noun (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
  • noun a small slip noose made with seizing
    clench.

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embracement

  • noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embrace; embracing.

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rumrunner

  • noun someone who illegally smuggles liquor across a border

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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crook

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; outlaw; criminal; felon.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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imply

  • verb express or state indirectly
    connote.
  • verb suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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3-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    three-hitter.

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pratfall

  • noun a fall onto your buttocks
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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samson

  • noun (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; bull.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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buccaneer

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    sea robber; pirate; sea rover.
  • verb live like a buccaneer

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kidnap

  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    abduct; nobble; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped

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shanghaier

  • noun a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship
    seizer.

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inside_job

  • noun some transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim
    • the police decided that the crime was an inside job

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pander

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    gratify; indulge.

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rapist

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    raper.

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woman_of_the_street

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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take_hold_of

  • verb take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
    catch; grab.
    • Catch the ball!
    • Grab the elevator door!

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incendiarism

  • noun malicious burning to destroy property
    arson; fire-raising.
    • the British term for arson is fire-raising

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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fraud_in_fact

  • noun actual deceit; concealing something or making a false representation with an evil intent to cause injury to another
    positive fraud.

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desperado

  • noun a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
    desperate criminal.

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barratry

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    simony.
  • noun the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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triggerman

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; hitman; gunman; torpedo; gun for hire.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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inducement

  • noun a positive motivational influence
    motivator; incentive.
  • noun act of bringing about a desired result
    inducing.
    • inducement of sleep

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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collateral

  • noun a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • adjective descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
    indirect.
    • cousins are collateral relatives
    • an indirect descendant of the Stuarts

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insinuation

  • noun an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
    innuendo.
  • noun the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments
    ingratiation.
    • she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor

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behavior

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; conduct.
  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behaviour.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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kidnapper

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; abductor; kidnaper.

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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leo

The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus in almanacs.

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defector

  • noun a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
    deserter.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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seizure

  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    raptus; ictus.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    capture; gaining control.

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intercept

  • noun the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
  • verb seize on its way
    stop.
    • The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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apache

  • noun a Parisian gangster
  • noun any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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criminality

  • noun the state of being a criminal
    criminalness; criminalism.

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fratricide

  • noun a person who murders their brother or sister
  • noun fire that injures or kills an ally
    friendly fire.

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molestation

  • noun the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
  • noun the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
    harassment.

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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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dacoity

  • noun robbery by a gang of armed dacoits
    dakoity.

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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cuckoo

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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fawkes

  • noun English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
    Guy Fawkes.

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ganof

  • noun (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
    gonif; ganef; goniff.

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law_of_nations

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    international law.

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recidivist

  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    repeater; habitual criminal.
  • noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
    backslider; reversionist.

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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nonattender

  • noun someone who shirks duty
    truant; no-show.

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transgressor

  • noun someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command
    • the way of transgressors is hard

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statutory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offence.

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sporting_lady

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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boo

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    hiss.

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skyjack

  • verb subject an aircraft to air piracy
    • the plane was skyjacked to Uzbekistan

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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cat_burglar

  • noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    housebreaker.

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goofball

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goof; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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bloomer

  • noun a flower that blooms in a particular way
    • a night bloomer
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle.

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accusative

  • noun the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
    accusative case; objective case.
  • adjective satellite containing or expressing accusation
    accusing; accusive; accusatory.
    • an accusitive forefinger
    • black accusatory looks
    • accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry
    • his accusing glare

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fraud_in_the_inducement

  • noun fraud which intentionally causes a person to execute and instrument or make an agreement or render a judgment; e.g., misleading someone about the true facts

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capone

  • noun United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
    Alphonse Capone; Al Capone; Scarface.

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killer

  • noun someone who causes the death of a person or animal
    slayer.
  • noun the causal agent resulting in death
    cause of death.
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

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infract

  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; violate; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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armed_robbery

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    stickup; heist; holdup.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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armer

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committal

  • noun the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    consignment; commitment.
  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; perpetration.

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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justiciary

  • noun formerly a high judicial officer
    justiciar.
  • noun the jurisdiction of a justiciar

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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bribery

  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    graft.

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captor

  • noun a person who captures and holds people or animals
    capturer.

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highjacker

  • noun someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    hijacker.
  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    hijacker; road agent; highwayman.

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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subversiveness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    traitorousness; treason.

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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fakery

  • noun the act of faking (or the product of faking)

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sex_crime

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sexual assault; sex offense.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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graverobber

  • noun someone who steals valuables from graves or crypts
  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    body snatcher; ghoul.

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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
    • I have confidence in our team
    • confidence is always borrowed, never owned

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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accessory_during_the_fact

  • noun a person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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lying

  • noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
    prevarication; fabrication.
  • verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    lie.

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fickleness

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; faithlessness; falseness.

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interception

  • noun the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving
    • he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters
    • he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible
  • noun (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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frog

  • noun any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
    toad; batrachian; salientian; anuran; toad frog.
  • noun a person of French descent
    Gaul.

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odiousness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; offensiveness.

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dacoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dakoit.

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lying_under_oath

  • noun criminal offense of making false statements under oath
    perjury; bearing false witness.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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retaking

  • noun the act of taking something back
    recapture.
  • verb take back by force, as after a battle
    retake; recapture.
    • The military forces managed to recapture the fort

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pyramiding

  • noun a fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors selling to other distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated
  • verb enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
    pyramid.

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lodgment

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgement.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgement; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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peddler

  • noun someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
    pitchman; hawker; packman; pedlar.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; pusher.

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law_of_the_land

  • noun a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process
    • the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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goniff

  • noun (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
    gonif; ganof; ganef.

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jailbird

  • noun a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
    gaolbird; jail bird.

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breach_of_contract

  • noun a breach of a legal duty; failure to do something that is required in a contract

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pettifogger

  • noun a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods
    shyster.
  • noun a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections
    caviler; quibbler; caviller.

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stickup_man

  • noun an armed thief
    holdup man.

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reversioner

  • noun (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

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impress

  • noun the act of coercing someone into government service
    impressment.
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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leonard

  • noun United States writer of thrillers (born in 1925)
    Elmore Leonard; Elmore John Leonard; Dutch Leonard.

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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outlawry

  • noun illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law
    lawlessness.

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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parolee

  • noun someone released on probation or on parole
    probationer.

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stickball_game

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball.

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coyote

  • noun small wolf native to western North America
    prairie wolf; Canis latrans; brush wolf.
  • noun someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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pretense

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; dissembling; feigning.

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stickball

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball game.

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securities_law

  • noun the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

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plagiarism

  • noun a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
  • noun the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
    piracy; plagiarization; plagiarisation.

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ecclesiastical_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.

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dakoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dacoit.

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constructive_fraud

  • noun comprises all acts or omissions or concealments involving breach of equitable or legal duty or trust or confidence
    legal fraud.

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inculpate

  • verb suggest that someone is guilty
    incriminate; imply.

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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fifth_columnist

  • noun a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
    saboteur.

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torpedo

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; gun for hire.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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morgan

  • noun United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    Lewis Henry Morgan.
  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Thomas Hunt Morgan.

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cybercrime

  • noun crime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person's identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs

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plagiarist

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    pirate; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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panderer

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar.
  • noun a person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)

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thief

  • noun a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
    stealer.

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mufti

  • noun a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
  • noun civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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wharf

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; pier; wharfage.
  • verb provide with a wharf
    • Wharf the mouth of the river

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scam

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    cozenage.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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fire-raising

  • noun malicious burning to destroy property
    incendiarism; arson.
    • the British term for arson is fire-raising

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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hudud

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudood.

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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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boner

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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shrimp

  • noun disparaging terms for small people
    peewee; runt; half-pint.
  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    prawn.

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rustler

  • noun someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)
    cattle thief.

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five-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    5-hitter.

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rape

  • noun Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
    colza; Brassica napus.
  • noun the act of despoiling a country in warfare
    rapine.

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counterfeit

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    forgery.
  • verb make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    forge; fake.
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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professional_baseball

  • noun playing baseball for money

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procurer

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • noun someone who obtains or acquires
    securer.
    • the procurer of opera tickets

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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toughie

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; hood.
  • noun a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
    poser; sticker; stumper.

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breaking

  • noun the act of breaking something
    break; breakage.
    • the breakage was unavoidable
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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sea_rover

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; pirate.

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infringement

  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    violation.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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data_file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    file.

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shrinkage

  • noun process or result of becoming less or smaller
    shrinking.
    • the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage
  • noun the amount by which something shrinks

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whore

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; tart.
  • verb work as a prostitute

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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iceman

  • noun someone who cuts and delivers ice
  • noun a professional killer
    hatchet man.

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bawd

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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quisling

  • noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    collaborator; collaborationist.

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accessory

  • noun clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    accouterment; accoutrement.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; appurtenance.

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perfidy

  • noun betrayal of a trust
    perfidiousness; treachery.
  • noun an act of deliberate betrayal
    betrayal; treachery; treason.

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perjury

  • noun criminal offense of making false statements under oath
    lying under oath; bearing false witness.

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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absconder

  • noun a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution

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prohibition

  • noun a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
    • in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US
  • noun a decree that prohibits something
    ban; proscription.

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softball

  • noun ball used in playing softball
    playground ball.
  • noun a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
    softball game.

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victimless

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cabbage

  • noun any of various types of cabbage
    chou.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; pelf; lolly; bread.

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hawk

  • noun diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  • noun an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    war hawk.

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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extortion

  • noun an exorbitant charge
  • noun unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)
    • the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty

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repeat

  • noun an event that repeats
    repetition.
    • the events today were a repeat of yesterday's
  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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bumbler

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    sad sack; bungler; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; botcher; fuckup.

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usurper

  • noun one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
    supplanter.

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twitch

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitching.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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safebreaker

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    cracksman; safecracker.

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deserter

  • noun a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    ratter; renegade; turncoat; recreant; apostate.
  • noun a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
    defector.

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vice_crime

  • noun a vice that is illegal

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drug_peddler

  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler; pusher.

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alcalde

  • noun a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

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role_player

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; fake; pretender; sham.
  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; histrion; actor.

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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larceny

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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assailant

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; aggressor; assaulter.

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jail

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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offend

  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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fuckup

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; bungler; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; botcher.
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; bungle; bloomer.

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bungle

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bloomer.
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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chokehold

  • noun complete power over a person or situation
    stranglehold; throttlehold.
    • corporations have a stranglehold on the media
    • the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public
  • noun a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
    choke hold.
    • he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled

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islam

  • noun the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion
    Muslimism.
    • Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia
  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Mohammedanism; Islamism; Muslimism.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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violator

  • noun someone who violates the law
    law offender; lawbreaker.
  • noun someone who assaults others sexually
    ravisher; debaucher.

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gun_for_hire

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; torpedo.

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capital_offense

  • noun a crime so serious that capital punishment is considered appropriate

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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clench

  • noun a small slip noose made with seizing
    clinch.
  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing

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seizing

  • noun small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    grasping; prehension; taking hold.

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mayhem

  • noun the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
  • noun violent and needless disturbance
    havoc.

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brail

  • noun a small net used to draw fish into a boat
  • noun a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

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gunman

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; torpedo; gun for hire.
  • noun a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
    gun.

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thievery

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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merry_andrew

  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goof; goofball; buffoon; clown.

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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bunco

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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interceptor

  • noun a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft

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nett

  • verb catch with a net
    net.
    • net a fish
  • adjective remaining after all deductions
    net.
    • net profit

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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before

  • adverb earlier in time; previously
    earlier.
    • I had known her before
    • as I said before
    • he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
    • her parents had died four years earlier
    • I mentioned that problem earlier
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; ahead.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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gunslinger

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; torpedo; gun for hire.

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thuggery

  • noun violent or brutal acts as of thugs

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no-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hit game.

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gangster's_moll

  • noun the girlfriend of a gangster
    gun moll; moll.

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plagiarizer

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    pirate; plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser.

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wring

  • noun a twisting squeeze
    squeeze.
    • gave the wet cloth a wring
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    distort; deform; contort.

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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snatch_up

  • verb to grasp hastily or eagerly
    snap; snatch.
    • Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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suborner

  • noun someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
    briber.

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faithlessness

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; falseness; fickleness.

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hudood

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudud.

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wrestler

  • noun combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
    matman; grappler.

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desperate_criminal

  • noun a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
    desperado.

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lawlessness

  • noun a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
    anarchy.
  • noun illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law
    outlawry.

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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botcher

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; bungler; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; fuckup.

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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fancy_woman

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • noun an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    mistress; kept woman.

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veiled_accusation

  • noun an accusation that is understood without needing to be spoken
    unspoken accusation.

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goon

  • noun an awkward stupid person
    clod; oaf; lout; lump; lummox; stumblebum; gawk; lubber.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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embezzler

  • noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
    defalcator; peculator.

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intrinsic_fraud

  • noun fraud (as by use of forged documents or false claims or perjury) that misleads a court or jury and induces a finding for the one perpetrating the fraud

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harlan_fiske_stone

  • noun United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)
    Stone.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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attestor

  • noun (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
    attestant; attestator; witness.

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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john_doe

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; Joe Blow; man in the street.
  • noun an unknown or fictitious man who is a party to legal proceedings

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unsavoriness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    disgustingness; distastefulness; nauseatingness; sickeningness.
  • noun the property of being extremely unacceptable to the mind
    disgustingness.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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extortionist

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    blackmailer; extortioner.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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bunko_game

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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twat

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; jackass; goofball.
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; slit; cunt.

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indictment

  • noun a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
    bill of indictment.
  • noun an accusation of wrongdoing
    • the book is an indictment of modern philosophy

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reproach

  • noun a mild rebuke or criticism
    • words of reproach
  • noun disgrace or shame
    • he brought reproach upon his family

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pimp

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; procurer; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb arrange for sexual partners for others
    pander; procure.

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no-hit_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hitter.

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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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reata

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    lariat; riata; lasso.

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skilled_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled workman.

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fuzz

  • noun filamentous hairlike growth on a plant
    hair; tomentum.
    • peach fuzz
  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; cop; copper; bull.

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filing_cabinet

  • noun office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
    file; file cabinet.

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skilled_workman

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled worker.

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treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; high treason.
  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; traitorousness.

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hijack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    highjack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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drug_dealer

  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug trafficker; peddler; pusher.

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one-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    1-hitter.

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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go_against

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    break; violate.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    infract; violate; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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snaffle

  • noun a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb
    snaffle bit.
  • verb get hold of or seize quickly and easily
    grab; snap up.
    • I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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confidence_trick

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; con.

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aggravated

  • adjective satellite made more severe or intense especially in law
    • aggravated assault
  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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kidnapping

  • noun (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
    snatch.
  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    abduct; nobble; kidnap; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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entering

  • noun a movement into or inward
    entrance.
  • noun the act of entering
    entry; entrance; incoming; ingress.
    • she made a grand entrance

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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ganef

  • noun (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
    gonif; ganof; goniff.

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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international_law

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    law of nations.

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testate

  • noun a person who makes a will
    testator.
  • adjective having made a legally valid will before death

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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admiralty_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    marine law; maritime law.

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trammel

  • noun a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
    trammel net.
  • noun an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace

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tribute

  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    testimonial.
  • noun payment by one nation for protection by another

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file_cabinet

  • noun office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
    filing cabinet; file.

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kidnaper

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; abductor; kidnapper.

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gun_moll

  • noun the girlfriend of a gangster
    moll; gangster's moll.

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collaborationist

  • noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    collaborator; quisling.

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wrester

  • noun someone who obtains something by pulling it violently with twisting movements

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banning

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; forbiddance.
  • verb forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    ban; censor.

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rifle

  • noun a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
    • he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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gonif

  • noun (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
    ganof; ganef; goniff.

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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dog_collar

  • noun a collar for a dog
  • noun a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy
    clerical collar; Roman collar.

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john_marshall

  • noun United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
    Marshall.

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piggy

  • noun a young pig
    shote; piglet; shoat.
  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; swinish; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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bungler

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; botcher; fuckup.

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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booby

  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.
  • noun small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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lawmaker

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawgiver.

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positive_fraud

  • noun actual deceit; concealing something or making a false representation with an evil intent to cause injury to another
    fraud in fact.

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working_girl

  • noun a young woman who is employed
  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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high_treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; treason.

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abductor

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; kidnapper; kidnaper.
  • noun a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
    abductor muscle.

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intruder

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; trespasser.

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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regulatory

  • adjective satellite restricting according to rules or principles
    regulative.
    • a regulatory gene

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regulatory_offence

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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bootlegger

  • noun someone who makes or sells illegal liquor
    moonshiner.

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implication

  • noun something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    deduction; entailment.
    • his resignation had political implications
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; significance.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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oliver_wendell_holmes_jr.

  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Holmes.

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bawling_out

  • noun a severe scolding
    going-over; dressing down; upbraiding; castigation; earful; chewing out.

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parricide

  • noun someone who kills his or her parent
  • noun the murder of your own father or mother

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sex_offense

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sex crime; sexual assault.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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interlace

  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb hold in a locking position
    lock; interlock.
    • He locked his hands around her neck

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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inconstancy

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    faithlessness; falseness; fickleness.
  • noun the quality of being changeable and variable
    changefulness.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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false_pretense

  • noun (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
    false pretence.

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self-accusation

  • noun an admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
    self-condemnation.

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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extrinsic

  • adjective not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
    • extrinsic evidence
    • an extrinsic feature of the new building
    • that style is something extrinsic to the subject
    • looking for extrinsic aid

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turpin

  • noun English highwayman (1706-1739)
    Dick Turpin.

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copper

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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larcener

  • noun a person who commits larceny
    larcenist.

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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racketeer

  • noun someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)
  • verb carry on illegal business activities involving crime

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swindle

  • noun the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
    cheat; rig.
    • that book is a fraud
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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choke_hold

  • noun a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
    chokehold.
    • he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled

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had_crime

  • noun (Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran
    • Had crimes include apostasy from Islam and murder and theft and adultery

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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cracksman

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    safecracker; safebreaker.

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scollop

  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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racketeering

  • noun engaging in a racket
  • verb carry on illegal business activities involving crime
    racketeer.

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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cutpurse

  • noun a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
    pickpocket; dip.

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1-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    one-hitter.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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juvenile_delinquent

  • noun a young offender
    delinquent.

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benedict_arnold

  • noun United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    Arnold.

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brigand

  • noun an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
    bandit.

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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corn_liquor

  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    moonshine; bootleg.

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breach_of_the_peace

  • noun any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
    disorderly behavior; disturbance of the peace; disorderly conduct.

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murderess

  • noun a woman murderer
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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forgery

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    counterfeit.
  • noun criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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gaolbird

  • noun a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
    jailbird; jail bird.

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recapture

  • noun a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
  • noun the act of taking something back
    retaking.

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four-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    4-hitter.

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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strong-armer

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • adjective satellite impelled by physical force especially against resistance
    strong-arm; forcible; physical.
    • forcible entry
    • a real cop would get physical
    • strong-arm tactics

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encroachment

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; usurpation; intrusion.

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forbiddance

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; banning.
  • noun the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
    inhibition; prohibition.
    • they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
    • a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages
    • he ignored his parents' forbiddance

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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rolling

  • noun a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    peal; pealing; roll.
  • noun the act of robbing a helpless person
    • he was charged with rolling drunks in the park

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wrongdoer

  • noun a person who transgresses moral or civil law
    offender.

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bulldog

  • noun a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
    English bulldog.
  • verb attack viciously and ferociously

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wrestling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestle; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; grappling.

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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flimflam

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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fraud_in_the_factum

  • noun fraud that arises from a disparity between the instrument intended to be executed and the instrument actually executed; e.g., leading someone to sign the wrong contract

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bearing_false_witness

  • noun criminal offense of making false statements under oath
    perjury; lying under oath.

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gyp

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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wharf_rat

  • noun someone who lives near wharves and lives by pilfering from ships or warehouses
  • noun brown rat that infests wharves

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zany

  • noun a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; twat; jackass; goofball.

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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chief_justice

  • noun the judge who presides over a supreme court

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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illegality

  • noun unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute

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criminalness

  • noun the state of being a criminal
    criminality; criminalism.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Jeremy Bentham.

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aggressor

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; assaulter.
  • noun a confident assertive person who acts as instigator

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imputation

  • noun a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense)
    • he denied the imputation
  • noun the attribution to a source or cause
    • the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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titus_oates

  • noun English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)
    Oates.

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transgression

  • noun the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
    evildoing.
    • the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father
  • noun the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

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assaulter

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; aggressor.

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muslimism

  • noun the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion
    Islam.
    • Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia
  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Mohammedanism; Islamism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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video

  • noun the visible part of a television transmission
    picture.
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
  • noun a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
    video recording.

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lawgiver

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawmaker.

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oath

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    swearing.

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illegitimate_enterprise

  • noun an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
    racket; fraudulent scheme.

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baseball_game

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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pickpocket

  • noun a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
    cutpurse; dip.

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administrative_law

  • noun the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

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going-over

  • noun a careful and thorough inspection
  • noun a severe scolding
    dressing down; upbraiding; castigation; earful; bawling out; chewing out.

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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snap_up

  • verb get hold of or seize quickly and easily
    grab; snaffle.
    • I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale

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abomination

  • noun a person who is loathsome or disgusting
  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abhorrence; detestation; loathing.

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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assassinator

  • noun a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
    bravo; assassin.
    • his assassins were hunted down like animals
    • assassinators of kings and emperors

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grasp

  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    appreciation; hold.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices
  • noun the limit of capability
    range; reach; compass.
    • within the compass of education

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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hug

  • noun a tight or amorous embrace
    squeeze; clinch.
    • come here and give me a big hug
  • verb squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
    squeeze; embrace; bosom.
    • Hug me, please
    • They embraced
    • He hugged her close to him

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chewing_out

  • noun a severe scolding
    going-over; dressing down; upbraiding; castigation; earful; bawling out.

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litigator

  • noun (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation
    litigant.
    • plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants

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earful

  • noun an outpouring of gossip
  • noun a severe scolding
    going-over; dressing down; upbraiding; castigation; bawling out; chewing out.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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road_agent

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    hijacker; highwayman; highjacker.

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american_football_game

  • noun a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
    American football.

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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snatch

  • noun a small fragment
    bit.
    • overheard snatches of their conversation
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; twat; slit; cunt.

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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bunco_game

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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sportfishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    fishing.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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jail_bird

  • noun a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
    jailbird; gaolbird.

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unspoken_accusation

  • noun an accusation that is understood without needing to be spoken
    veiled accusation.

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barrater

  • noun someone guilty of barratry
    barrator.

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holdup_man

  • noun an armed thief
    stickup man.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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highjacking

  • noun robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
    hijacking.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    hijack; commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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law_of_moses

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Mosaic law.

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hand-to-hand_struggle

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestle; wrestling.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully

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objective

  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children
  • noun the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed
    object glass; objective lens; object lens.

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pilferer

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; sneak thief.

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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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blackmailer

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    extortionist; extortioner.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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lese_majesty

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    high treason; treason.

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pillage

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; prize; plunder; dirty money; loot.
  • noun the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    plundering; pillaging.
    • the plundering of the Parthenon
    • his plundering of the great authors

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eater

  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    feeder.
  • noun any green goods that are good to eat
    • these apples are good eaters

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betrayal

  • noun an act of deliberate betrayal
    perfidy; treachery; treason.
  • noun the quality of aiding an enemy

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prehend

  • verb take hold of; grab
    clutch; seize.
    • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
    • She clutched her purse
    • The mother seized her child by the arm
    • Birds of prey often seize small mammals

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plunder

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; prize; pillage; dirty money; loot.
  • verb take illegally; of intellectual property
    loot.
    • This writer plundered from famous authors

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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hired

  • adjective satellite having services engaged for a fee
    • hired hands
    • a hired gun
  • verb engage or hire for work
    employ; hire; engage.
    • They hired two new secretaries in the department
    • How many people has she employed?

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commercial_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; law merchant.

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monger

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; dealer.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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alphonse_capone

  • noun United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
    Capone; Al Capone; Scarface.

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breach_of_duty

  • noun a breach of due care

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cabinet

  • noun a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
  • noun persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

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intrinsic

  • adjective belonging to a thing by its very nature
    intrinsical.
    • form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
  • adjective satellite situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts
    • intrinsic muscles

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clasp

  • noun a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing

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prostitute

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • verb sell one's body; exchange sex for money

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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arson

  • noun malicious burning to destroy property
    incendiarism; fire-raising.
    • the British term for arson is fire-raising

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seize

  • verb take hold of; grab
    clutch; prehend.
    • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
    • She clutched her purse
    • The mother seized her child by the arm
    • Birds of prey often seize small mammals
  • verb take or capture by force
    • The terrorists seized the politicians
    • The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages

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moonshine

  • noun the light of the Moon
    moonlight; Moon.
    • moonlight is the smuggler's enemy
    • the Moon was bright enough to read by
  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    bootleg; corn liquor.

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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impostor

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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shell_game

  • noun a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
    thimblerig.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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shoplifting

  • noun the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
    shrinkage.
    • shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for shoplifting
  • verb steal in a store
    shoplift.

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blame_game

  • noun accusations exchanged among people who refuse to accept sole responsibility for some undesirable event

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interdict

  • noun an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
  • noun a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
    interdiction.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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regulatory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offence; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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reprobate

  • noun a person without moral scruples
    miscreant.
  • verb reject (documents) as invalid

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sneak_thief

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; pilferer.

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criminal_offence

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; crime; law-breaking; offense.
    • a long record of crimes

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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marine_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    maritime law; admiralty law.

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bawling

  • noun loud cries made while weeping
    wailing.
  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow; bawl.

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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padder

  • noun a highwayman who robs on foot
    footpad.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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cheat

  • noun weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
    darnel; bearded darnel; Lolium temulentum; tare.
  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    Bromus secalinus; chess.

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blunderer

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; bungler; fumbler; butcher; stumbler; botcher; fuckup.

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adjudicator

  • noun a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

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hitman

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; gunman; torpedo; gun for hire.

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pinhead

  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; dope; boob; dumbbell.
  • noun the head of a pin

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trespass

  • noun a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; encroachment; usurpation; intrusion.

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moon_curser

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    runner; contrabandist; smuggler; moon-curser.

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2-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    two-hitter.

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traitor

  • noun someone who betrays his country by committing treason
    treasonist.
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; betrayer; double-dealer; two-timer.

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illegalize

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; outlaw; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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felon

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; criminal.
  • noun a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
    whitlow.

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muhammadanism

  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Mohammedanism; Islamism; Muslimism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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victimless_crime

  • noun an act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims
    • he considers prostitution to be a victimless crime

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thieving

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    larceny; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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illegalise

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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abettor

  • noun one who helps or encourages or incites another
    abetter.

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lariat

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; riata; lasso.

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delinquent

  • noun a young offender
    juvenile delinquent.
  • adjective satellite guilty of a misdeed
    • delinquent minors

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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fumbler

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; bungler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; botcher; fuckup.

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pickup

  • noun a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
    pickup truck.
  • noun a warrant to take someone into custody
    • put out a pickup on that man

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crime

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; law-breaking; offense; criminal offence.
    • a long record of crimes
  • noun an evil act not necessarily punishable by law
    • crimes of the heart

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body_snatcher

  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    graverobber; ghoul.

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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sea_robber

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; pirate; sea rover.

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upbraiding

  • noun a severe scolding
    going-over; dressing down; castigation; earful; bawling out; chewing out.
  • verb express criticism towards
    upbraid; reproach.
    • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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crimp

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; fold; bend; flexure.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
    crimper.

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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crimper

  • noun someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
    crimp.
  • noun a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
    curler; roller; hair curler.
    • a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight

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dispute

  • noun a disagreement or argument about something important
    difference of opinion; difference; conflict.
    • he had a dispute with his wife
    • there were irreconcilable differences
    • the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats
  • noun coming into conflict with
    contravention.

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whoredom

  • noun offering sexual intercourse for pay
    harlotry; prostitution.

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accessary

  • noun someone who helps another person commit a crime
    accessory.
  • adjective satellite aiding and abetting in a crime
    accessory.
    • he was charged with being accessory to the crime

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misdemeanor

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanour.

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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hijacking

  • noun robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
    highjacking.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    hijack; commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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public_nudity

  • noun vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
    indecent exposure.

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dope

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; locoweed.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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maritime

  • adjective relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
    marine; nautical.
    • nautical charts
    • maritime law
    • marine insurance
  • adjective satellite bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
    • a maritime province
    • maritime farmers
    • maritime cultures

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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commercial_bribery

  • noun bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction

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habitual_criminal

  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    repeater; recidivist.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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burglary

  • noun entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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during

In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.

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treachery

  • noun betrayal of a trust
    perfidy; perfidiousness.
  • noun an act of deliberate betrayal
    perfidy; betrayal; treason.

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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reversionist

  • noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
    backslider; recidivist.

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catcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    backstop.
  • noun the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
    • a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment
    • a catcher plays behind the plate

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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william_h._bonney

  • noun United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)
    Billie the Kid; Bonney.

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workman

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    working man; workingman; working person.

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remove

  • noun degree of figurative distance or separation;
    • just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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shakedown

  • noun initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state
    • the new industry's economic shakedown
  • noun a very thorough search of a person or a place
    • a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs

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neckband

  • noun a band around the collar of a garment
  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    collar.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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allegation

  • noun (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
    • an allegation of malpractice
  • noun statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
    allegement.

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ravishment

  • noun a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
    entrancement.
  • noun the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
    violation; assault; rape.

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ban

  • noun a decree that prohibits something
    proscription; prohibition.
  • noun 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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