Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|to incite to or assist in an illegal act.
|the act of abetting; as, an abetment of treason, crime, etc.
|the act of ABETTING.
|to depart suddenly and secretly.
|opposed to crime.
|designed to reduce fraud.
|designed to restrict the activities of criminal gangs.
|designed to reduce corruption.
|opposed to rape.
|designed to prevent theft.
|the malicious or fraudulent burning of property.
|relating to ARSON.
|an unlawful attempt to apply force to the person of another (when force is actually applied, the act amounts to BATTERY); (verb) to attack.
|crime related to cars.
|the activities of a bandit.
|tainted with, or constituting, BARRATRY.
|the offense of frequently stirring up lawsuits or quarrels.
|an attack against a person, beating or wounding by touching clothes or body.
|to make guilty of crime.
|guilty of bigamy > BIGAMOUSLY.
|the crime of being married to two people simultaneously.
|to traffic in slaves.
|to extort money from a person by threats.
|to rob, steal.
|the guilt of shedding blood, e.g. in murder.
|to amputate a husband's penis (not sure if this is a officially a crime, but it does seem questionable behaviour).
|a type of fraud carried out by one with access to public funds; (verb) to commit a bobol > BOBOLS, BOBOLLING, BOBOLLED.
|to make, sell, or transport (alcoholic liquor) for sale illegally; to produce, distribute, or sell without permission or illegally. [From a smuggler's practice of carrying liquor in the legs of boots].
|kidnapping a company's boss as part of industrial action.
|the life and practice of brigands; highway robbery.
|the act of being a BRIGAND.
|to commit BURGLARY.
|forcible entry into a building especially at night with the intent to commit a crime (as theft).
|to commit BURGLARY.
|the malicious uttering of false charges calculated to damage another's reputation; (verb) to utter a calumny > CALUMNIED, CALUMNYING.
|to hijack a road vehicle and its occupants.
|an illegal contract to finance a lawsuit for a percentage fee.
|blackmail to prevent exposure of scandalous facts.
|to seize or steal > CLIES, CLYING, CLIED.
|a secret agreement to deceive, e.g. one made between the opposing parties in a lawsuit.
|engaging in a plot to commit a crime; conspiring.
|to plot or scheme together, esp. treasonously.
|illegal or prohibited traffic in goods.
|unauthorised dealing with another's property.
|covin covyne covine
|a conspiracy between two or more people to act to the injury of another.
|a violation of law, esp if serious; (verb) to charge or convict of an infraction of regulations.
|full of crime.
|(Lat.) crime, as in crimen falsi, the crime of perjury > CRIMINA.
|a period of increased criminal activity.
|the state of being criminal.
|to accuse of a crime or other wrongful act; to incriminate.
|study of crime; criminals.
|criminal, chiefly in the ecclesiastical phrase 'a criminous clerk'.
|the state of being CRIMINOUS.
|dacoitage dacoity dakoiti dakoity
|robbery by dacoits, Indian brigands.
|to embezzle money held on trust.
|the act or an instance of embezzling.
|the act of defaming another.
|serving to defame > DEFAMATORILY.
|a violation of law; an offence.
|to lynch. [From the surname of two brothers, John and Cornelius De Witt, who were lynched by a mob in 1672].
|to abduct a dog > DOGNAPS, DOGNAPING or DOGNAPPING, DOGNAPED or DOGNAPPED.
|to appropriate fraudulently to one's own use.
|the act of EMBEZZLING.
|an attempt to influence a jury illegally as by bribery, threats, or promises.
|(Scots law) the abduction of a woman or child.
|the extermination of a racial or cultural group.
|relating to or practising extortion.
|the illegal securing of money by compulsion or violence.
|a grave crime.
|to obtain by guile or swindling.
|relating to FILICIDE, the killing of one's own child.
|the killing of one's own child.
|to get goods on credit by fraud or deception.
|to rob somebody while a partner hustles.
|fraudulently making or altering anything, esp anything printed.
|relating to FRATRICIDE.
|the killing of a brother.
|criminal deception done with the intention of gaining an advantage.
|full of fraud or deceit > FRAUDFULLY.
|the state of being FRAUDULENT.
|characterized by fraud > FRAUDULENTLY.
|the state of being FRAUDULENT.
|in Scots law, absconding from justice.
|given to thieving; thievish. [L. furari, to steal].
|addictedness to theft; thievishness.
|relating to GENOCIDE.
|the deliberate extermination of a national or racial group.
|to steal > GLOMS, GLOMMING, GLOMMED.
|pressure on an official to reveal sensitive information.
|smuggling guns into a country.
|(Scots) the assaulting of a man in his own house.
|a robbery; (verb) to steal or rob in a heist.
|to seize a vehicle while in transit.
|related to homicide > HOMICIDALLY.
|the killing of one person by another.
|the act of breaking into a house for the purpose of stealing.
|against the law > ILLEGALLY.
|the state of being ILLEGAL.
|the killing of a small child.
|relating to INFANTICIDE.
|to rob a drunken or sleeping person.
|to take a car without the owner's permission > JOYRIDES, JOYRIDING, JOYRODE, JOYRIDDEN.
|to abduct > KIDNAPS, KIDNAPING or KIDNAPPING, KIDNAPED or KIDNAPPED.
|being a KLEPHT, a Greek brigand.
|negligence or unreasonable delay in pursuing a legal remedy > LACHESES. N.B. no LACHE*.
|relating to LARCENY, theft of personal property > LARCENOUSLY.
|theft of personal property (replaced as a statutory crime in English law by THEFT).
|highway robbery > LATROCINIA.
|highway robbery. [L. latro, thief].
|selling short weight.
|to run away from a debt.
|to defame by the circulation of libellous statements; accuse falsely and maliciously > LIBELS, LIBELING or LIBELLING, LIBELED or LIBELLED.
|relating to LIBEL.
|to put to death without legal sanction.
|maiming, malicious damage.
|stolen property discovered on thief's person.
|having the nature of a MALEFACTOR.
|evil-doing; illegal activities.
|dishonest or unethical conduct in office, such as bribery, extortion or embezzlement.
|the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice.
|perjured; one who commit perjury > MANSWORNS.
|relating to MATRICIDE.
|the killing of a mother.
|a legal offence of less gravity than a FELONY.
|the doing of a lawful act in a wrongful manner.
|a wrongful act or omission; spec. a misdemeanour or failure of duty by a public official.
|illegally distilled or smuggled whisky or other spirit; (verb) to distil illicit liquor > MOONSHINES, MOONSHINING, MOONSHINED.
|violation of a trivial or imaginary law, for example, loitering, used to arrest someone when no other crime can be charged.
|to kill unlawfully with premediated malice.
|inclined to murder > MURDEROUSLY.
|mutiny; a mutineer; (verb) to mutiny.
|to revolt against constituted authority.
|to take or steal > NIMS, NIMMING, NIMMED.
|something that is not a crime.
|relating to wrongful injury by an animal or person belonging to another.
|an attempt to obtain ecclesiastical dispensation, etc., fraudulently.
|the state of being an OUTLAW.
|to surpass at thieving.
|of or pertaining to PARRICIDE.
|the killing of a parent or close relative.
|of or pertaining to PATRICIDE.
|the killing of a father.
|guilty of perjury.
|the willful giving of false testimony under oath in a judicial proceeding.
|to kidnap a pet > PETNAPS, PETNAPING or PETNAPPING, PETNAPPED.
|a pirate ship; (verb) to act as a pirate.
|in Scots law, petty theft.
|to pick pockets.
|that can be pilfered.
|the act of pilfering.
|robbery on the high seas.
|to steal ideas or writings from another person and present them as one's own.
|the crime of kidnapping.
|the EMBEZZLEMENT of goods on shipboard.
|to steal game.
|the offense of introducing foreign authority into England, the penalties for which were originally intended to depress the civil power of the pope in the kingdom.
|relating to PROLICIDE, the killing of offspring.
|killing of offspring; killing of the human race.
|to steal; to filch.
|encroachment on public property.
|unlawful sexual intercourse (by force) with another person without that person's consent; (verb) to commit rape.
|a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior, especially a relapse into criminal behavior.
|given to RECIDIVISM.
|pertaining to REGICIDE, or to one committing it.
|the killing of a king.
|the act of one who robs.
|to commit fraud, falsify accounts.
|to steal cattle or horses.
|the act of breaking open a safe.
|to steal fruit (esp. apples) from trees.
|conduct or language inciting people to rebellion or a breach of public order.
|relating to SEDITION > SEDITIOUSLY.
|to steal from a shop.
|to hijack an aeroplane.
|relating to SLANDER > SLANDEROUSLY.
|relating to SORORICIDE, the killing of one's own sister.
|the killing of one's own sister.
|to take without right or permission > STEALS, STEALING, STOLE or (Scots) STEALT or STEALED or (obs.) STAW, STOLEN or (obs.) STOLN or (Scots) STOWN.
|fraud committed in making contracts, esp. that which involves selling the same thing, or rights to the same thing, to different persons.
|a robbery at gunpoint.
|(Scots) theft, stolen goods.
|(Scots) theft with violence.
|to bribe or procure to commit an unlawful act.
|murder and robbery by thugs > THAGIS.
|the act of stealing.
|the act or practice of stealing.
|murder and robbery by thugs.
|the behaviour of a thug.
|the system of robbery and assassination practised by the Thugs.
|a breach of a duty imposed by law (rather than by contract) which gives a right of action for damages.
|committing a wrongful deed > TORTIOUSLY.
|violation of allegiance toward one's country.
|of the nature of treason > TREASONABLY.
|to enter unlawfully upon another's land.
|the state of being married to three spouses at the same time.
|the faking of works of art.
|the offence of taking (a car) without the owner's consent.
|to take or steal from a hoard.
|of or pertaining to UXORICIDE.
|the murder of a wife by her husband.