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Synonyms for delinquent

Synonyms for delinquent

a young offender

guilty of a misdeed

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failing in what duty requires

past due

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Comminges had arrested one of the ringleaders and had ordered him to be hanged near the cross of Du Trahoir; but in attempting to execute this command the soldiery were attacked in the market-place with stones and halberds; the delinquent had escaped to the Rue des Lombards and rushed into a house.
"You are very kind, but I don't think I want a bosom friend, thank you," said Rose, as Ariadne stopped to bridle and shake her flaxen head over the delinquent Hatty Mason.
But the father gets lagged; and then the Juvenile Delinquent Society comes, and takes the boy away from a trade where he was arning money, teaches him to read and write, and in time makes a
Satisfied with her examination, she left him, with a slight expression of pleasure, and proceeded to practise the same trying experiment on her delinquent countryman.
To cut the delinquent son off with a shilling, was like delivering him over to his evil propensities.
We struggled out to the open air and the bright sunshine, and for the space of thirty minutes received ragged Arabs by couples, dozens and platoons, and paid them bucksheesh for services they swore and proved by each other that they had rendered, but which we had not been aware of before--and as each party was paid, they dropped into the rear of the procession and in due time arrived again with a newly-invented delinquent list for liquidation.
Brooke, who presently came and said that he would step into the carriage and go with Dorothea as far as Dagley's, to speak about the small delinquent who had been caught with the leveret.
Content with the momentary examination he had made, the eldest of the group, who was in truth the delinquent sentinel by whose remissness the wily Mahtoree had so well profited, turned towards his father and said bluntly--
IMUS, CITY, Cavite - The city government has collected over P18 million from business and real property tax delinquents since payments started in April 1.
State's Top 500 Tax Delinquents Owe More Than $505M
Believing juvenile delinquents are no longer deterred from committing violent crimes because they are aware of the apparent leniency of the juvenile law, hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens have petitioned the government to revise the law in favour of harsher punishments.
Once we have done all these and those delinquents have not paid up yet, we can issue the Warrant of Levy,' he added.
Table 3 shows mean differences on EI between low self reported delinquents and high self reported delinquents.
Juvenile delinquents in the early onset category seem to inherit traits that predispose them to aggressive behavior.
PARENTS AND DELINQUENCY--A study of 400 juvenile delinquents in a mental hospital showed with "regular frequency" that the parents unconsciously fostered the delinquent behavior in their own children....