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adverb as in unjustly

adverb as in wrongly

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Rechnitz told The Post the state’s criticism in the case damaged his reputation and his business and emboldened lawyers to pursue negligence and wrongful death lawsuits.

America’s first confirmed wrongful arrest by facial recognition technology happened in January 2020.

Stebbins filed a wrongful termination suit against the CPUC this month.

If the money in the offshore entities was going to good causes, the tax evasion might strike prosecutors and juries as less wrongful.

On Tuesday, Catherine Sopp, 82, filed a federal civil rights, disability discrimination and wrongful death suit against Page and Baltimore County, on behalf of herself and Eric Sopp’s two teenage sons.

The CIA also determined that at least 26 of its detainees were wrongfully held.

In fact, the pilot is actually a prolonged rant against the very behaviors that many people wrongfully assume the show celebrates.

After being asked a series of leading questions by the principal, Klara wrongfully accuses Lucas of exposing himself.

By December all four individuals that had been wrongfully arrested were cleared of all charges.

In 2003, the wrongfully convicted men sued the city of New York, but the case has yet to be settled.

A member who has been wrongfully expelled may be restored by a mandamus proceeding issued by a court.

Saying: Let us all die in our innocency: and heaven and earth shall be witnesses for us, that you put us to death wrongfully.

Here are no expressions of malice, no invocations even of God's retributive justice, not a complaint of suffering wrongfully!

And those things which were found on me I took lest any one should be blamed wrongfully.

He had made his boyish boast that he would defend only those who were wrongfully accused.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wrongfully, such as: brutally, cruelly, unjustifiably, unlawfully, wrongly, and meanly.

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