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I, as the king's mother and a member of the council of the regency,—I protest against what appears to me a crime of lese-majeste.

Was he ashamed of this crime of lese-majeste, or did he understand that such a remark would place an impassable gulf between them?

Offences ranged from failure to attend church and idleness to lese majeste.

"It shall be a pleasure to kill you, Lorenz," observed his adversary, displaying his ignorance of lese-majeste.

To avoid /lese-majeste/ you have been presented first to the king and queen.

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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lese-majeste, such as: crime, mutiny, sedition, subversion, treachery, and deceit.

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