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synonyms for crimes

  • atrocity
  • breach
  • case
  • corruption
  • evil
  • felony
  • infraction
  • lawlessness
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • scandal
  • transgression
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
  • abomination
  • break
  • caper
  • criminality
  • delinquency
  • depravity
  • dereliction
  • enormity
  • fault
  • hit
  • illegality
  • immorality
  • infringement
  • iniquity
  • job
  • malfeasance
  • outrage
  • racket
  • sneak
  • tort
  • trespass
  • vice
  • villainy
  • wickedness
  • wrong
  • antisocial behavior
  • delict
  • delictum
  • evil behavior
  • fast one
  • malefaction
  • mortal sin
  • unlawful act

antonyms for crimes

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  • behavior
  • goodness
  • kindness
  • obedience
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • delight
  • good
  • joy
  • right
  • strength
  • virtue
  • good deed
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How to use crimes in a sentence

The consequence was, the disappointed emissary of these double treasons, immediately accused him of his own crimes.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He has for millions of years looked down upon the ignorance, the misery, the crimes of men.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
When the synagogue shall be cast off, thou shalt judge it in measure, and in proportion to its crimes.-Ibid.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Police who did not understand the unorthodox methods of the Black Hood suspected him of numerous crimes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
I believe that nearly all crimes, vices, cruelties, and other evil acts are due to ignorance or to mental disease.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Whatever might have been their faults, or even their crimes, in other countries, in these their conduct had been exemplary.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Evidently the police expected to gain further information about the crimes of the Eye.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Statutes creating new crimes or increasing the punishment of old crimes ought in no case to be retrospective.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He could not deny that many times before Black Hood had beaten him to the solution of crimes, much to his embarrassment.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
And in each case, McGinty had received full credit for the solving of these crimes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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