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  • 61 breach of the peace — 1: a disturbance of public peace or order insulting language causing a breach of the peace see also fighting words 2: the offense of causing a breach of the peace compare disorderly conduct …

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  • 62 omission — omis·sion /ō mi shən/ n 1: something neglected, left out, or left undone 2: the act, fact, or state of leaving something out or failing to do something esp. that is required by duty, procedure, or law liable for a criminal act or omission Merriam …

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  • 63 sedition — se·di·tion /si di shən/ n [Latin seditio, literally, separation, from sed apart + itio act of going, from ire to go]: the crime of creating a revolt, disturbance, or violence against lawful civil authority with the intent to cause its overthrow… …

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  • 64 contravention — I noun antagonism, argument, breaking an obligation, clash, conflict, confrontation, contention, contest, contradiction, controversion, counteraction, countervail, debate, denial, disagreement, discord, dissent, dissidence, disunion, disunity,… …

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  • 65 offend — I (insult) verb abuse, affront, anger, annoy, be discourteous, be impolite, chagrin, displease, distress, disturb, embarrass, enrage, gall, horrify, hurt, incense, inflame, infuriate, injure, irk, irritate, laedere, madden, make angry, mortify,… …

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  • 66 bad faith — n: intentional deception, dishonesty, or failure to meet an obligation or duty no evidence of bad faith compare good faith in bad faith: with or characterized by intentional deception or dishonesty possessor in bad faith an obligation …

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  • 67 encroach — en·croach /in krōch/ vi [Anglo French encrocher, probably alteration of acrocher to catch hold of, seize, usurp, from Old French, from a , prefix stressing goal + croc hook]: to enter esp. gradually or stealthily into the possessions or rights of …

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  • 68 penalty clause — n 1: a clause (as in a contract) that calls for a penalty to be paid or suffered by a party under specified terms (as in the event of a breach) and that is usu. unenforceable ◇ A penalty clause differs from a liquidated damages clause by not… …

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  • 69 fine — 1 n [Anglo French fin fine & Medieval Latin finis end, boundary, agreement, payment for release or privilege, monetary penalty, from Latin finis end, boundary] 1: a sum imposed as punishment for an offense compare restitution 2: a forfeiture or… …

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  • 70 illegality — il·le·gal·i·ty /ˌi li ga lə tē/ n pl ties 1: the quality or state of being illegal 2: an illegal action Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 71 breach of promise — index dishonor (nonpayment), disloyalty, infidelity, infraction, nonperformance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 20 …

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  • 72 breaking — index division (act of dividing), infraction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 breaking …

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  • 73 break — / brāk/ vb broke / brōk/, bro·ken, / brō kən/, break·ing, / brā kiŋ/ vt 1 a: violate transgress break the law …

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  • 74 failure — fail·ure n 1: omission of occurrence or performance; specif: a failing to perform a duty or expected action a failure to mitigate damages failure to prosecute 2: a lack of success or adequacy failure of a suit 3: a failing in business …

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  • 75 disciplinary proceeding — n. An administrative proceeding considering the suspension or expulsion from a profession of a licensed individual, as the result of a crime for which he or she was convicted, or of a disciplinary infraction such as a breach of a code of ethics.… …

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  • 76 defiance — I noun affront, challenge, contumacy, dare, daring, disobedience, disregard, disregard of orders, gage, impudence, impudency, insolence, insubmission, insubordination, insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, invitation to combat, mutiny,… …

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  • 77 disregard — I (lack of respect) noun affront, aloofness, bad manners, belittlement, callousness, contempt, contemptousness, contumely, depreciation, discourtesy, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, dishonor, disobedience, disregardfulness, disrespect, heedlessness …

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  • 78 invasion — in·va·sion /in vā zhən/ n: the act of or an instance of invading Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. invasion …

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  • 79 breach of faith — index bad faith, bribery, corruption, dishonor (nonpayment), disloyalty, infidelity, infraction, treas …

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  • 80 breach of orders — index default, disregard (omission), infraction, rebellion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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