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barratry

See definition of barratry on Dictionary.com
  • as inbreach
  • as infraud

synonyms for barratry

  • contravention
  • dereliction
  • disregard
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • neglect
  • noncompliance
  • offense
  • transgression
  • violation
  • delinquency
  • disobedience
  • nonobservance
  • trespass
  • blackmail
  • deceit
  • extortion
  • graft
  • hoax
  • misrepresentation
  • scam
  • artifice
  • cheat
  • chicane
  • chicanery
  • con
  • craft
  • double-dealing
  • dupery
  • duplicity
  • fake
  • flimflam
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • hocus-pocus
  • hustle
  • imposture
  • line
  • racket
  • sell
  • shakedown
  • sham
  • skunk
  • smoke
  • song
  • spuriousness
  • sting
  • swindle
  • treachery
  • bamboozlement
  • fast one
  • fast shuffle
  • fourberie
  • hanky-panky
  • hoodwinking
  • sharp practice
  • song and dance
  • swindling

antonyms for barratry

MOST RELEVANT
  • obedience
  • observance
  • regard
  • respect
  • bridge
  • connection
  • upholding
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How to use barratry in a sentence

Still, amidst these facts, which seemed to point pretty clearly to a case of barratry, there were serious difficulties.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
In Scotland, barratry is the crime committed by a judge who is induced by bribery to pronounce judgment.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The instances of barratry and of common scolds, I believe, are the only exceptions.
THE TRIAL OF CHARLES RANDOM DE BERENGER, SIR THOMAS COCHRANE,WILLIAM BRODIE GURNEY
Our legal term Barratry is derived from the medival Barrateria, which signified cheating or foul play.
GATHERINGS FROM SPAINRICHARD FORD
But as yet there is nothing but his own raving to convict him of barratry.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
If you so state, your insurance company will have no recourse but to ask your arrest on a charge of barratry.
SMUGGLERS' REEFJOHN BLAINE
If barratry is insured against, delay arising from barratrous conduct of master or crew does not avoid the policy.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 6VARIOUS
The commencing of suits in the name of a fictitious plaintiff is common barratry.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 3VARIOUS
He looked at barratry from every side, and the more he looked the less he seemed to like it.
WILD JUSTICE: STORIES OF THE SOUTH SEASLLOYD OSBOURNE
For barratry and major sea-crimes, the penalty was death and dismemberment.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BARRATRY

  • barratry
  • contravention
  • delinquency
  • dereliction
  • disobedience
  • disregard
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • neglect
  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • offense
  • transgression
  • trespass
  • violation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.