felonious act

felonious act
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • felonious — fe·lo·ni·ous /fə lō nē əs/ adj: of, relating to, or constituting a felony felonious sale of cocaine fe·lo·ni·ous·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • felonious — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unlawful, nefarious, criminal; see illegal , wicked 1 , 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [fuh LOW nee us] evil, wicked, designating serious criminal behavior. Armed robbery is a felonious act. SYN …   English dictionary for students

  • felonious intent — An act of the will in which one forms a desire to commit a felony. As applied to crime of larceny, the intent which exists where a person knowingly takes and carries away the personal property of another without any claim or pretense of right… …   Black's law dictionary

  • felonious intent — An act of the will in which one forms a desire to commit a felony. As applied to crime of larceny, the intent which exists where a person knowingly takes and carries away the personal property of another without any claim or pretense of right… …   Black's law dictionary

  • felonious intent — The intent to commit a felony. As an element of the crime of larceny:–an absence of color, of right or excuse for the act, combined with an intent to deprive the owner permanently of his property, sometimes including an element of concealment. 32 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tortious act — noun actionable act, criminal act, felonious act, illegitimate act, improper act, incorrect act, nefarious act, punishable act, triable act, unlawful act, wrongful act Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • actual knowledge — Real knowledge as distinguished from presumed knowledge or knowledge imputed to one because of his having had information which should have put him on inquiry that would have led to real knowledge. In some cases, as where it is an element of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • robbery insurance — Insurance covering a loss by robbery, that is by a crime containing all the elements of the offense of robbery. Anno: 48 ALR2d 19. A coverage of the felonious and forcible taking of the property of the insured by violence inflicted upon the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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