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fe·lo·ni·ous

 (fə-lō′nē-əs)
adj.
1. Law Having the nature of, relating to, or concerning a felony: felonious intent.
2. Archaic Evil; wicked.

fe·lo′ni·ous·ly adv.
fe·lo′ni·ous·ness n.

felonious

(fɪˈləʊnɪəs)
adj
1. (Law) criminal law of, involving, or constituting a felony
2. obsolete wicked; base
feˈloniously adv
feˈloniousness n

fe•lo•ni•ous

(fəˈloʊ ni əs)

adj.
1. pertaining to or involving a felony: felonious assult.
2. Archaic. wicked; base; villainous.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French]
fe•lo′ni•ous•ly, adv.
fe•lo′ni•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.felonious - involving or being or having the nature of a crime; "a criminal offense"; "criminal abuse"; "felonious intent"
illegal - prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
Translations

felonious

[fɪˈləʊnɪəs] ADJ (Jur) → criminal, delincuente

felonious

felonious

[fɪˈləʊnɪəs] adj (Law) → criminale
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The poison was alleged to have been wickedly and feloniously given by the prisoner to his wife Sara, on two occasions, in the form of arsenic, administered in tea, medicine, "or other article or articles of food or drink, to the prosecutor unknown.
It had absolutely taken me almost as long to manufacture a half-a-crown feloniously as it takes a respectable man to make it honestly.
At the same table, with both her elbows upon it, was Mrs Jiniwin; no longer sipping other people's punch feloniously with teaspoons, but taking deep draughts from a jorum of her own; while her daughter--not exactly with ashes on her head, or sackcloth on her back, but preserving a very decent and becoming appearance of sorrow nevertheless--was reclining in an easy chair, and soothing her grief with a smaller allowance of the same glib liquid.
He is a pettifogger, and surely must know that there is such a thing as feloniously breaking into a man’s house.
Mr Lillyvick stood higher than ever; for he had shown his power; hinted at his property and testamentary intentions; gained great credit for disinterestedness and virtue; and, in addition to all, was finally accommodated with a much larger tumbler of punch than that which Newman Noggs had so feloniously made off with.
In this case, as with the supposed case of the cuckoo, I can see no difficulty in natural selection making an occasional habit permanent, if of advantage to the species, and if the insect whose nest and stored food are thus feloniously appropriated, be not thus exterminated.
At the arraignment I pleaded 'Not guilty,' and well I might, for I was indicted for felony and burglary; that is, for feloniously stealing two pieces of brocaded silk, value #46, the goods of Anthony Johnson, and for breaking open his doors; whereas I knew very well they could not pretend to prove I had broken up the doors, or so much as lifted up a latch.
amp;nbsp;Kelly also "did feloniously take indecent liberties" with the boy between August 2016 and February 2017.
The number of police officers feloniously kil Image Credit: AP Washington Post
He was accused of feloniously making untruthful statements in a narration of facts in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) when he failed to declare a motor vehicle bearing the plate number UNZ-991 worth P550,000 and a lot at Camella Homes III in Tunasan, Muntinlupa City worth P800,000.
The information only stated the offense was committed 'in the performance of their official duties as such and committing the crime in relation to their office and taking advantage thereof, conspiring and confederating with one another, did then and there, willfully, unlawfully and feloniously, give unwarranted benefit to Philpost USA.
The charge read that "on the 7th day of March 1908, at Carnarvon, feloniously did cause grievous bodily harm to one Annie Williams, with intent in so doing, then and thereby feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, to kill and murder the said Annie Williams" A detailed report in the Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald said when Evans was brought into court a murmur went through the court.