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synonyms for take law into own hands

  • contravene
  • defy
  • evade
  • flout
  • ignore
  • infringe
  • misbehave
  • overstep
  • transgress
  • violate
  • balk
  • counteract
  • dare
  • decline
  • desert
  • differ
  • disagree
  • mutiny
  • neglect
  • object
  • rebel
  • recalcitrate
  • resist
  • revolt
  • revolutionize
  • riot
  • shirk
  • strike
  • withstand
  • be remiss
  • break rules
  • fly in face of
  • go counter to
  • insurrect
  • not heed
  • not listen
  • not mind
  • pay no attention to
  • revolution
  • rise in arms
  • run riot
  • set aside
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antonyms for take law into own hands

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  • behave
  • obey
  • observe
  • accept
  • agree
  • aid
  • assist
  • comply
  • concur
  • conform
  • consent
  • do
  • go along
  • harmonize
  • help
  • support
  • oblige
  • regard
  • submit
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How to use take law into own hands in a sentence

With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
He that seeketh the law, shall be filled with it: and he that dealeth deceitfully, shall meet with a stumblingblock therein.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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