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felonious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Felonious  \Fe*lo"ni*ous\,  a. 
  Having  the  quality  of  felony;  malignant;  malicious; 
  villainous;  traitorous;  perfidious;  in  a  legal  sense  done 
  with  intent  to  commit  a  crime;  as  felonious  homicide. 
 
  O  thievish  Night,  Why  should'st  thou,  but  for  some 
  felonious  end  In  thy  dark  lantern  thus  close  up  the 
  stars?  --Milton. 
  --  {Fe*lo"ni*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Fe*lo"ni*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  felonious 
  adj  :  involving  or  being  or  having  the  nature  of  a  crime;  "a 
  criminal  offense";  "criminal  abuse";  "felonious  intent" 
  [syn:  {criminal}] 




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