Synonyms and Antonyms for dilatory-plea

1. dilatory plea (n.)

a plea that delays the action without settling the cause of action; it can challenge the jurisdiction or claim disability of the defendant etc. (such defenses are usually raised in the defendant's answer)

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2. plea-bargain (v.)

agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge

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3. dilatory (adj.)

wasting time

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4. plea (n.)

an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed

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5. plea (n.)

(law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)

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6. plea (n.)

a humble request for help from someone in authority

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