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ac-cli-mate
verb, to get used to
Synonyms- orient
ab-hor
verb, to regard with horror and loathin; hate intensley
Synonyms- loathe
Antonyms- fancy, relish
whats a barrister and why would a lawyer that everyone respected object to being called a shyster
a lawyer in england
shyster is a lawyer that uses bad ways to win
ab-ject
adjective wretched, mean-spirited, complete
Synonyms- debasing, craven, utter
what is a writ of habeas corpus and a writ of mandamus
whb- requiring a person be brought before a judge or court
wm- cammanding that something specific be done
what does the prefix ab mean
from
what is plea bargaining and to cop a plea
plea bargaining- an arrangement between the prosecuter and defendant of an agreement that if the defendent pleads guilty the defendent wil get a lesser charge
to cop a plea means to plea guilty but to a lesser crime
a-bet
verb,to encourage or assist, especially in wrongdoing
Synonyms-egg on
Antonyms-dissuade deter curb thwart hinder inhibit
what is the diffence abstinent and abstemious
abstinent means total avoidence
abstemious means moderation
ab-di-cate
verb, give up formally as an office power duty or claim
Synonyms- relinquish, divest oneself of
Antonyms- retain, hold onto
what does forebear mean and what does forbear mean
forebear- to restrain one's self
forbear- ancestor
what is the difference between loth and loathe
loath- reluctant, disinclined
loathe- dislike intensley
ac-cede
verb, to yield to, to enter upon an office
Synonyms assent concur acquiesce comply
Antonyms- dissent demur balk at
what do absolve and absolution also mean
granting a pardon for a sin
ab-stain
verb, to refrain completly and voluntarily
Synonyms- forbear eschew temperate sparing moderate
Antonyms- indulge partake
ab-solve
verb, to vlear of guilt or blame
Synonyms- acquit, exonerate, exculpate, vindicate
Antonyms- inculpate, indict
ac-a-dem-ic
adjective, scholarly, theoretical
Synonyms- scholastic, speculative
what is the difference between an accessory before and an accesory after
accessory before- you know that the the person is going to do the crime but you werent there when they did it
accessory after- you were there and you helped during the crime
ad-dic-tion
noun, habit forming
what does quit mean
free
what is a misdameanor and what is a felony
a misdameanor is a minor wrongdoing and a felony is a serious crime
explain when someone would ask for a change of venue
this means someone was a jury from somewhere else. This is usually taken into consideration if there is to much publicity
what is double jepordy
when you get charged for the same thing twice