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noun as in felony

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The feds have a saying for those types of situations where lawbreaking is required: “badly captured, well held.”

No other speakers had urged the strikers as vigorously as the Socialists to abstain from violence or lawbreaking.

There are a lot of things which we must not see, a certain amount of lawbreaking which we must not notice.

In all this letter there is no distinction between the law-abiding and lawbreaking sections of the community.

For orderly and law-abiding people the disorderly and lawbreaking people always have an immense fascination anyhow.

Desperate he was and lawbreaking, for law is law, whosoever it bears hard upon; but the heart was warm within him.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lawbreaking, such as: crime, offense, and violation.

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