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1. left-of-center

adjective. believing in or supporting tenets of the political left.

Synonyms

  • left
  • leftist

Antonyms

  • right
  • right-handed
  • ambidextrous

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2. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

3. out-of-bounds

adjective. barred to a designated group.

Synonyms

  • off-limits

Antonyms

  • unclassified
  • unconfined

4. out-of-school

adjective. not attending school and therefore free to work.

Antonyms

  • bound

5. out-of-doors

noun. where the air is unconfined.

Synonyms

  • outdoors
  • open
  • exterior
  • outside

Antonyms

  • indoors
  • cork
  • lock
  • bar

6. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

7. certiorari

noun. a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case.

Synonyms

  • writ of certiorari
  • judicial writ

8. tug-of-war

noun. any hard struggle between equally matched groups.

Synonyms

  • battle
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • defend
  • agreement
  • keep

9. man-of-war

noun. a warship intended for combat.

Synonyms

  • combat ship
  • ship of the line
  • sailing warship
  • war vessel

10. writ

noun. ['ˈrɪt'] (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer.

Synonyms

  • subpoena ad testificandum
  • writ of right
  • writ of error
  • mandamus
  • writ of election
  • subpoena duces tecum
  • certiorari
  • summons
  • fieri facias
  • process
  • judicial writ
  • sequestration
  • writ of detinue
  • writ of certiorari
  • warrant
  • instrument
  • habeas corpus
  • court order
  • writ of mandamus
  • writ of habeas corpus
  • writ of prohibition
  • legal document
  • official document
  • assize
  • legal instrument
  • scire facias
  • subpoena
  • venire facias

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Example sentences of the word writ-of-certiorari


1. Noun Phrase
The Louisiana Supreme Court didn't think so — it denied his writ of certiorari, saying his request for legal counsel was ambiguous.

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