Crime Vocabulary

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Cunning
Skillful at getting what you want by tricking someone
Manslaughter
To kill someone by accident through a careless or dangerous act
Solicitor
In the UK, a lawyer who gives legal advice
Veredict
The final desition that says if the defendant is guilty or not
Plea
Declaration or statemennt
Mug
To steal violently
Arson
To set fire to a building illegaly and on purpose
Adamant
Convinced, confident or determined
Trial
Legal proceedings consisting of the judicial examination of issues by a tribunal
Convicted
Someone who receives a sentence in a trial
Acquitted
Released
Fraud
To deceive or cheat someone to get money
Rapist
Someone who forces another to have sexual relations
Chopped
Someone who was cut into pieces
Chauvinistic
A person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own sex