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Synonyms for alibi

Synonyms for alibi

(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question

a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.

exonerate by means of an alibi

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It became obvious to him that the alibi was in connection with the libel trial, but only subsequent to the libel trial.
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Mr Ellison said: "There's not been a breath uttered until today that you were in a position to give your son an alibi.
Readers who enjoy "Alibi Jones: Vacation" and want to read more of the adventures of Alibi Jones will be glad to know the price on all of Mike Luoma's ebook science fiction novels, including "Alibi Jones" is now just $2.
On the first floor of the Liberty Hotel, in an area that was once the "drunk tank," housing short-stay criminals who committed DUIs or who were arrested over a long weekend, is the Alibi Bar and Lounge.
Having published a full review of Beneteau's svelte new First 40 in the December/January Rolex Sydney Hobart special edition of Offshore Yachting, it was exciting to be one of the very first to sail aboard Alibi recently during a breezy afternoon on Sydney's Pittwater.
The report didn't confirm this alibi, or say what happened to the cross-dressing young man.
The 28-year-old man was charged with attacking the Indian and robbing him in his apartment, but was cleared by the High Criminal Court because he had an alibi for the robbery night.
A convicted killer who got a new trial by claiming his lawyer failed to present an alibi defense at his trial 10 years ago has changed his story again.
Alibi, which launched into pubs and bars at the end of last year, is made from a blend of spring water, milk thistle, arti-choke, gingko extracts, vitamins and amino acids.
But the new accounts - handed over to detectives hired by the McCanns - threaten to contradict his alibi.
In a notorious after-hours joint called the Alibi Club a man named Philip Stilwell dies in a sex game gone wrong.
Peter Murphy QC, prosecuting, had told Cardiff Crown Court that Royston, from Bargoed, had pleaded guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice when she gave Wayne Royston a false alibi on April 20 this year.
BEST ALIBI looks set for a drop in distance after finishing a fine third behind Dylan Thomas and Gentlewave in the Budweiser Irish Derby at The Curragh yesterday, writes Tony O'Hehir.