unlawful


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Synonyms for unlawful

of, involving, or being a crime

contrary to accepted, especially moral conventions

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born to parents who are not married to each other

Synonyms for unlawful

not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

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contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law

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not morally right or permissible

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having no legally established claim

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contrary to or forbidden by law

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And, for your husband's sake, Annabella, and even for your own, I wish - I earnestly advise and entreat you to break off this unlawful connection at once, and return to your duty while you may, before the dreadful consequences - '
And I, by agreeing to an unlawful divorce, shall be to blame for her ruin.
is his determined and merciless enemy, and that he has already made an unlawful use of his position in the Society for the sake of private vengeance.
But with the true professional hatred to a successful practitioner of their art, they insinuated that, since the medicine was beyond their own knowledge, it must necessarily have been compounded from an unlawful and magical pharmacopeia; since they themselves, though no conjurors, fully understood every branch of their art, so far as it might be exercised with the good faith of a Christian.
All these circumstances, so natural and so trivial, were gravely listened to as proofs, or, at least, as affording strong suspicions that Rebecca had unlawful correspondence with mystical powers.
If a policeman catches him in an unlawful act and proceeds to arrest him, the offender proclaims that he is a student, and perhaps shows his matriculation card, whereupon the officer asks for his address, then goes his way, and reports the matter at headquarters.
Marjorie Parker 74 27/04/93 At home Unlawful killing
Baig has been charged with unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver, destruction of evidence, unlawful possession of cannabis, unlawful of drug paraphernalia, two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Continued unlawful occupation of Helen Bowden site may hinder development of social housing.
On that claim the jury found that the stop was unlawful (because it was not supported by adequate suspicion) but was not the proximate cause of any compensable injury.
They bring out whatever is unlawful or questionable out of their stomachs, though it was something they had taken unknowingly from food or drink.
The second category constitutes unlawful killing by the authorities that occurs because of the trigger-happy mindset of the police, especially in the present, when enforcing security is a huge challenge for the authorities.
A Federal Court sitting in Enugu has convicted two persons, Ernest Obieze and Ferdinand Okechukwu for unlawful procurement of an eight-year-old girl and having carnal knowledge of her.
MIRPUR -- AJK government devised an integrated plan to protect the wild life in the state and to discourage the attempts of illegal hunting and other unlawful means to this direction by the unauthorized hunters, official sources said on Tuesday.
Five people have been arrested for unlawful possession of a substance suspected to be dagga in the ongoing 60 Days of Action on Crime and Road Safety operations.