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abscond
v - to steal off or run away secretely
brigand
n - a bandit or robber, usually a member of a band
regicide
n - the murder of a king; or one who kills a king.
commute
v - to change a heavy, sever punishment or obligation ot a lighter one.
surveillance
n - a close watch or observation
litigation
n - a lawsuit, or the act of carrying on a suit in a law court.
gendarme
n - an armed or military police officer
extradite
v - to get from or deliver to authorities of another state or country a person wanted in connection with a crime.
posse
n - a group of people armed with legal authority.
turnkey
n - a jailer, or a person in charge of the keys of a prison
alibi
n - a claim that the accused was elsewhere at the time of a crime
illicit
adj - improper, or forbidden by law or custom
poach
v - to trespass, or to hunt or catch illegally
abscond
v - to steal off or run away secretely
purloin
v - to steal
extort
v - to get something form a person by threats, violence, or illegal force.
rapine
n - pillage, plunder, or the seizing and carrying off of other's people's property by force.