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Synonyms for attaint

a mark of discredit or disgrace

Synonyms for attaint

bring shame or dishonor upon

condemn by attainder

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The Cabinet still wanted to find a way to circumvent this legal rule and later in the year asked Ryder and other legal officers to "consider in what way the King's intent of granting a pardon to [Lord MacLeod], son of [the Earl of Cromartie], might be attained, so as that his estate might come to the crown and yet he not be attainted, whether by granting it on condition when he comes of age to grant all his rights and interests to the crown.
Subsequently, pain was not in issue, since a person condemned to death was already as good as dead and lacked rights; however once again keeping punishment proportional, the Constitution provided that this disability of being attainted did not extend to the close family and heirs of one attainted for treason, after death.
Groton assistant coach Matt Westman stressed the knowledge attainted as an understudy to Mazzaferro.
Through his flights of cooking brilliance, Viola has attainted the coveted rank of Meilleur Ouvriers de France (MOF), making him one of the leading lights in French gastronomy.
The Senate is attainted by its design rather than by the individual men and women who populate it.
Dubai Pearl, the 20 million sq ft integrated sustainable destination, has attainted pre-certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC) at the Gold level for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
Item, whereas divers opinions have been before this time in what case treason shall be said, and in what not; the King, at the request of the Lords and of the Commons, hath made a declaration in the manner as hereafter followeth, that is to say; When a man doth compass or imagine the death of our Lord the King, or of our Lady his Queen or of their eldest son and heir; or if a man do levy war against our Lord the King in his realm, or be adherent to the King's enemies in his realm, giving to them aid and comfort in the realm, or elsewhere, and thereof be probably attainted of open deed by the people of their condition:.
Bolingbroke was attainted as a traitor, but was placably restored to his property and inheritance in 1723 during the premiership of Sir Robert Walpole.
We are very pleased to have attainted the number one position in a difficult economic environment," said CPSI executive vice president, John Larson.
Moreover, one attainted often could continue to hold, buy, and sell real
The maximum, mean and minimum values of the angles are attainted for different poses of (c.
Last year 59,000 people gave it a go, and of these 9,769 - a remarkably high percentage - entered December with the swagger and pride of having attainted the status of novelist.
It took a state-city partnership before significant improvements were finally attainted.
The factual basis and material assumptions underlying the claim's preparation and presentation must be described, including information on the type of units covered by the claim and the percentage of units that attainted or surpassed the stated results.