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Law, Economics & Money


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exoneration
n. the freeing/clearing of someone from guilt or blame
repudiate
cast off, disown, deny
nomothetic
legislative, founded upon or derived from law
punitive
inflicting or intended as punishment
ratify
approve formally; confirm; verify
expostulate
argue earnestly to dissuade correct or protest
codicil
addendum, addition
adduce
cite
promulgate
make public, proclaim, publicize
arbitrage
the nearly simultaneous purchase and sale of an asset in order to profit from price discrepancies.
eschatology
any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc
denigrate
criticize unfairly; disparage
spiv
small-time criminal
douceur
gratuity
indictment
Law - a formal accusation initiating a criminal case, presented by a grand jury and usually required for serious crimes.
emolument
salary, compensation
usufruct
the right to use the property of another as long as it isn't damaged.
flagfall
Australian slang - fixed charge
abrogate
repeal by law, abolish, put an end to
remunerate
to pay for work done, compensate
exculpate
exonerate; to clear of blame
succour
help, relief, aid, assistance
meed
Archaic - a reward or recompense.
impunity
exemption, immunity, freedom from punishment
husbandry
frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
quietus
final acquittance, as from debt; also, rest; death.
escot
to pay for
penury
extreme poverty
sumptuary
relating to personal expenditures and especially to prevent extravagance and luxury
indict
accuse
profligacy
reckless and shameless
actus reus
(legal) the wrongful act
mens rea
(legal) criminal intent/ state of mind
scienter
(legal) knowledge of the wrongfulness of an act
per minas
by means of menaces or threats
strict liability
person can be found guilty without mens rea