treason

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French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935) Alfred Dreyfus , Dreyfus
Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524) Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius , Boethius
legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial bill of attainder
Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554) Grey , Lady Jane Grey
accuse of crime, as treason impeach
treason, accuse of impeach
crime of treason against ruler, state lese majeste , lese majesty
crime or treason against government lèse-majesté , lese majesty
treason against sovereign lèse-majesté , lese majesty
police force that operates in secrecy (usually against persons suspected of treason or sedition) secret police
someone who betrays his country by committing treason traitor , treasonist
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