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He researched the charge in depth, challenged his ticket in court and was found not guilty.

In March 2008, Chi Mak is found guilty and sentenced to 24 years in prison for conspiring to export military technology to China, among other crimes.

All four, who face up to 20 years in prison on each of the two counts they face, have pleaded not guilty, and Bannon has called the charges a plot to stop border wall construction.

“People are more likely to feel guilty taking time off right now,” Bandurian said.

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In less than half those cases, 22, people were found guilty of voting in two states.

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Slowly, slowly, dance classes may cease to be such secret and guilty pleasures in Iran.

They were found guilty of practicing habitual debauchery and inciting others to sexual deviance because of the footage.

He did not plead guilty, and has regularly filed petitions in an effort to prove his innocence.

What he has said publicly is an apology for colonialism, something we are not guilty of in Cuba.

There is no requirement for a member of Congress to resign after pleading guilty to a felony.

All the miserable stratagems they had been guilty of to win him; the dishonest plotting and planning.

He was guilty of the weakness of taking refuge in what is called, I believe, in legal phrase, a side-issue.

Ned reached home about breakfast time, and "fetched up" at the back door, with a decidedly guilty countenance.

He felt rather guilty as he strolled beside this girl whose father had succeeded.

Never in her life had the vicar's wife been guilty of profanity till now, but the opportunity was too golden to be missed.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guilty, such as: convicted, culpable, liable, remorseful, responsible, and sorry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.