Feloniously
Felonious Fe*lo"ni*ous, a. Having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious; villainous; traitorous; perfidious; in a legal sense, done with intent to commit a crime; as, felonious homicide. [1913 Webster]

O thievish Night, Why should'st thou, but for some felonious end, In thy dark lantern thus close up the stars? --Milton. -- {Fe*lo"ni*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Fe*lo"ni*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • feloniously — felony ► NOUN (pl. felonies) ▪ a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded in the US and other judicial systems as more serious than a misdemeanour. DERIVATIVES felonious adjective feloniously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • feloniously — adverb see felonious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feloniously — See felonious. * * * …   Universalium

  • feloniously — adverb In a felonious manner; in a manner that constitutes a felony …   Wiktionary

  • feloniously — adv. in a criminal manner, criminally, wickedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feloniously — fe·lo·ni·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • feloniously — Of, pertaining to, or having, the quality of felony. Proceeding from an evil heart or purpose; done with a deliberate intention of committing a crime. Golden v. Commonwealth, 245 Ky. 19, 53 S.W.2d 185, 186. Without color of right or excuse.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • feloniously — Of, pertaining to, or having, the quality of felony. Proceeding from an evil heart or purpose; done with a deliberate intention of committing a crime. Golden v. Commonwealth, 245 Ky. 19, 53 S.W.2d 185, 186. Without color of right or excuse.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • feloniously — Acting with intent to commit a felony or to do that which constitutes a felony under the law even perhaps without knowledge of the legal effect. Acting with an evil heart or purpose. State v Clark, 83 Vt 305, 75 A 534. A technical, but in many… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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