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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crime or offense.

Usage examples (18)
  • There is an increasing rate of malefaction in the neighborhood this past week and the police is looking into it.
  • We in the press have hastened to accuse them of every kind of malefaction, whether justified or not, and have often been slow to correct the misimpressions we left.
  • It is a saga of rags and riches, loves won and lost, and, in the end, betrayal, malefaction, and regret.
  • The billionaire is so proud of and confident in his every malefaction, he declaims them from the rooftop. for more
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