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felonious

[fuh-loh-nee-uhs]
adjective
1.
Law. pertaining to, of the nature of, or involving a felony: felonious homicide; felonious intent.
2.
wicked; base; villainous.

Origin:
1375–1425; felony + -ous; replacing late Middle English felonous < Anglo-French, Old French

feloniously, adverb
feloniousness, noun
nonfelonious, adjective
nonfeloniously, adverb
nonfeloniousness, noun
unfelonious, adjective
unfeloniously, adverb
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felonious (fɪˈləʊnɪəs)
 
adj
1.  criminal law of, involving, or constituting a felony
2.  obsolete wicked; base
 
fe'loniously
 
adv
 
fe'loniousness
 
n

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felonious
1570s, from felony + -ous.
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