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corpus delicti

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cor=pus de=lic=ti

OXFORD DICTIONARY

corpus delicti, n. Law the facts and circumstances constituting a breach of a law.

Etymology
L, = body of offence

THESAURUS

corpus delicti

ashes, body, bones, cadaver, carcass, carrion, circumstantial evidence, clay, collateral evidence, corpse, crowbait, cumulative evidence, dead body, dead man, dead person, decedent, direct evidence, documentary evidence, dry bones, dust, earth, embalmed corpse, evidence in chief, ex parte evidence, extrinsic evidence, food for worms, hearsay, hearsay evidence, incriminating evidence, indirect evidence, intrinsic evidence, late lamented, mortal remains, mummification, mummy, oral evidence, organic remains, presumptive evidence, prima facie evidence, relics, reliquiae, remains, skeleton, stiff, tenement of clay, the dead, the deceased, the defunct, the departed, the loved one, word-of-mouth evidence

ROGET THESAURUS

corpus delicti

Lawsuit

N lawsuit, suit, action, cause, litigation, suit in law, dispute, citation, arraignment, prosecution, impeachment, accusation, presentment, true bill, indictment, apprehension, arrest, committal, imprisonment, writ, summons, subpoena, latitat, nisi prius, venire, venire facias pleadings, declaration, bill, claim, proces verbal, bill of right, information, corpus delicti, affidavit, state of facts, answer, reply, replication, plea, demurrer, rebutter, rejoinder, surrebutter, surrejoinder, suitor, party to a suit, plaintiff, defendant, litigant, hearing, trial, verdict, appeal, appeal motion, writ of error, certiorari, case, decision, precedent, decided case, reports (legal reference works, see reference books), litigious, qui tam, coram judice, sub judice, pendente lite, adhuc sub judice lis est, accedas ad curiam, transeat in exemplum.

Guilt

N guilt, guiltiness, culpability, criminality, criminousness, deviation from rectitude, sinfulness, misconduct, misbehavior, misdoing, misdeed, malpractice, fault, sin, error, transgression, dereliction, delinquency, indiscretion, lapse, slip, trip, faux pas, peccadillo, flaw, blot, omission, failing, failure, break, bad break!, capital crime, delictum, offense, trespass, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, malefaction, malfeasance, malversation, crime, felony, enormity, atrocity, outrage, deadly sin, mortal sin, deed without a name, corpus delicti, guilty, to blame, culpable, peccable, in fault, at fault, censurable, reprehensible, blameworthy, uncommendable, illaudable, weighed in the balance and found wanting, exceptionable, in flagrante delicto, red-handed, in the very act, with one's hand in the cookie jar, cui prodest scelus in fecit, culpam paena premit comes, O would the deed were good!, responsibility prevents crimes se judice nemo noce, so many laws argues so many sins.


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