wrongful

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someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act briber , suborner
order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior divestiture
blame for wrongful act incriminate , inculpate
wrongful act iniquity , misfeasance , tort
wrongful intrusion by individuals or the government into private affairs with which the public has no concern invasion of privacy
wrongful conduct by a public official malfeasance
(law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials malice aforethought , mens rea
wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct malpractice
wrongful borrowing misappropriation
doing a proper act in a wrongful or injurious manner misfeasance
wrongful dispossession ouster
wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages trespass
death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence; a death that can serve as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the dead person's family or heirs wrongful death
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