lawful

[ law-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF lawful

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No man ventured to interfere with this lawful exercise of his authority.

No lawful passion can ever be so bewildering or ecstatic as an unlawful one.

I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.

To wish to obtain something in a lawful way is not coveting.

But I had a feelin' that Josiah Allen wuz, as you may say, my lawful prey.

These I pinned, as a lawful prize, being in an enemy's country.

The gentlemen considered a niece of Mrs. Stanhope as their lawful prize.

The lawful sons of a Beaufort were not born to beg their bread!

Let not those blush who have,” said Fuller, “but those who have not a lawful calling.

Ask me why a husband should pay his wife—his lawful wife—when he has the right?

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