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1. straight-from-the-shoulder

adjective. characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.

Synonyms

  • direct
  • forthright
  • outspoken
  • frank
  • plainspoken
  • blunt
  • point-blank
  • candid

Antonyms

  • undock
  • dishonest
  • refrain
  • crooked

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Words that Rhyme with Fugitive From Justice

  • injustice
  • custis

2. fugitive

noun. ['ˈfjuːdʒətɪv, ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv'] someone who flees from an uncongenial situation.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • runaway
  • fleer
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • fugitif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. fugitive

adjective. ['ˈfjuːdʒətɪv, ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv'] lasting for a markedly brief time.

Synonyms

  • short
  • momentaneous
  • momentary

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • fugitif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. fugitive

noun. ['ˈfjuːdʒətɪv, ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv'] someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice.

Synonyms

  • absconder
  • fugitive from justice
  • felon
  • outlaw
  • criminal
  • crook
  • escapee

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • fugitif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. justice

noun. ['ˈdʒʌstəs, ˈdʒʌstɪs'] the quality of being just or fair.

Synonyms

  • rightfulness
  • right
  • righteousness
  • fairness
  • natural virtue
  • equity

Antonyms

  • inequity
  • unfairness
  • unrighteousness
  • wrongfulness
  • wrong

Etymology

  • justice (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • justise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. justice

noun. ['ˈdʒʌstəs, ˈdʒʌstɪs'] judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments.

Synonyms

  • judicature
  • assessment
  • administration
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • extraordinariness
  • extraordinary
  • layman

Etymology

  • justice (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • justise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. justice

noun. ['ˈdʒʌstəs, ˈdʒʌstɪs'] a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice.

Synonyms

  • trial judge
  • trier
  • ordinary
  • alcalde
  • chief justice
  • magistrate
  • Daniel
  • judge
  • praetor
  • recorder
  • pretor
  • justiciar
  • doge
  • jurist
  • functionary
  • qadi
  • adjudicator
  • official

Antonyms

  • pass
  • approve
  • disapprove
  • reject

Etymology

  • justice (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • justise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. Justice

noun. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870.

Synonyms

  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Marshals
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • DoJ
  • BoP
  • Department of Justice
  • National Institute of Justice
  • DEA
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • FBI
  • executive department
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • United States Marshals Service
  • BJA
  • BJS
  • NIJ
  • Justice Department
  • US Marshals Service

Example sentences of the word fugitive-from-justice


1. Noun Phrase
The use of the fugitive from justice warrant is almost as old as the United States itself; its actual beginnings are debated but it was widely used by the Texas Rangers in the 1800s.

2. Noun Phrase
You must not be an unlawful user of, or addicted to, any controlled substance, be a fugitive from justice, or prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm.

3. Noun Phrase
Scott Peterson, found guilty of murdering his wife, Lacey, and their unborn son was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant.

4. Noun Phrase
That's because the Erie County district attorney appealed to the governor of New York for Appleyard's arrest on a fugitive from justice warrant, the warrant was approved, and Appleyard was summarily arrested in Buffalo.

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