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1. felonious

adjective. ['fɛˈloʊniːəs'] involving or being or having the nature of a crime.

Synonyms

  • illegal

Antonyms

  • right
  • innocent

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • felony (English)
  • felonie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Felonious

  • unceremonious
  • sanctimonious
  • parsimonious
  • acrimonious
  • harmonious
  • thelonius
  • palonius
  • antonius
  • erroneous

Example sentences of the word felonious


1. Adjective
Present a character that is incongruous with a felonious past.

Quotes containing the word felonious


1. HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There arefour kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, andpraiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slainwhether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is foradvantage of the lawyers.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

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