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one who commits a crime

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giv[e] the malefactor the benefit of its malefaction.
well, of course it was on some other alleged malefaction of the Bush administration.
And as Jeremy Sams' revival catches all four principals in final and isolating pools of light (Tim Mitchell is the expert lighting designer), you can't help but feel that "Benefactors" knows the scary yet essential truth: Now, as then, malefaction seems to be what unites mankind.
html (stating that although the Form 990 is a public report that now provides for disclosure of insiders' abusive transactions, "[t]hose who are cagey enough to figure out how to bilk their nonprofit organizations are cagey enough to see to it that their malefaction is not disclosed on their nonprofit's 990s.
The Questions & Answers column in PR Week (12/17/01) led its commentary on Maura Farrell with this malefaction.
In order to answer this question about whether the narrator or the reader is the dominant agent in this first stanza, we must, since the extent of the narrator's malefaction is suddenly at issue here, decide how much agency the narrator and the fly possess relative to one another.
272) wrote to the contrary, "I do not hesitate to affirm that those whom I believe to be the better and more able executives regard it as a major malefaction to induce or push men of fine character and great sense of responsibility into active positions greatly exceeding their technical capacities.
50-52), the equivocal language of this passage blurs the distinction between the legal malefaction of Claudio and Juliet and the moral benefaction of the Duke, given his intentions to fit Isabella to his own attempt.
Thompson's version focuses too greatly on the financial fun and games, making Wedtech seem as if it existed solely as a shell, a boiler room invention through which one money malefaction after another could be concocted and implemented.
This malefaction will excite a black demagogue, the Rev.
Belien has produced A Throne in Brussels, a murderously detailed secret history of Belgian malefaction from the country's founding in 1830 until almost last week.
If the price of shares in a young company falls, shareholders will sue, alleging that the drop is a result not of economic forces but of malefaction by company officials.
With its obsessive reiteration on "fashion," Borachio's account brings a narrative "fashion" of the play's antecedents into comic alignment and parodic nexus with the tendency in Much Ado to turn human behavior, like wedding gowns, into "fashions," a "fashion" epitomized here when Borachio, trying his auditor Conrade's patience (140-43), turns Don John's malefaction into an exemplum, evil a la mode, digressively subordinating the "tale" he had promised to tell, the "what" that happened, to the "what" it represents.
But these humiliations are also being unjustly heaped upon younger men who are now suffering from the malefactions of the few.
8) The fact is that most mass atrocities are engendered by or constitutive of one of the foregoing malefactions, and that the limitation has become a received norm.