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capital
involving or punishable by the death penalty
contraband
smuggled merchandise
embezzlement
stealing of money, securities, etc., entrusted to one's care
extradition
surrender of an alleged criminal by one state or country to the jurisdiction of another for trial
incarceration
imprisonment;jailing;confinement
larceny
unlawful taking away of another'd property with intent to defraud the owner; theft
penal
involving punishment; having to do with penalties or correctional institutions
poacher
one who hunts or fishes illegally
subpoena
order summoning a person to testify in court under a penalty for failure to appear
venue
locality from which a jury is drawn and in which the trial is held
vandal
person who maliciously defaces, spoils, or destroys public or private property
recidivist
person with atendency to relapse; chronic offender
accessory
person who, though not pressent at the time of the crime, aids in its commision or helps the perpetrator to escape; accomplice
charlatan
person who fraudulently claims to have expert skill or knowledge; fake; quack; impostor
culpability
quality or state of derserving blame or censure
exculpate
free from blame or faule; prove guiltiless; enonerate
felony
major crime for which thepenalty reanges from execution to imprisonment of more than a year
inculpate
incriminate; make appear guilty
misdemeanor
minor offense punishable by fine or imprisonent of usually less than a year; misdeed
plagarism
act of stealing the writing of another and passing it off as one's own