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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Felonious \Fe*lo"ni*ous\, a.
Having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious;
villainous; traitorous; perfidious; in a legal sense, done
with intent to commit a crime; as, felonious homicide.
O thievish Night,
Why should'st thou, but for some felonious end,
In thy dark lantern thus close up the stars? --Milton.
-- Fe*lo"ni*ous*ly, adv. -- Fe*lo"ni*ous*ness, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: involving or being or having the nature of a crime; "a
criminal offense"; "criminal abuse"; "felonious intent"
[syn: criminal, felonious]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
86 Moby Thesaurus words for "felonious":
actionable, against the law, amoral, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic,
black-market, bootleg, chargeable, conscienceless, contraband,
contrary to law, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark,
devious, dishonest, dishonorable, doubtful, dubious, evasive,
evildoing, fishy, flawed, fraudulent, ill-got, ill-gotten, illegal,
illegitimate, illicit, immoral, impermissible, indirect,
iniquitous, insidious, irregular, justiciable, lawless,
malefactory, malfeasant, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit,
not kosher, outlaw, outlawed, punishable, questionable, rotten,
shady, shameless, shifty, sinful, sinister, slippery, suspicious,
triable, tricky, unallowed, unauthorized, unconscienced,
unconscientious, unconscionable, unconstitutional,
under-the-counter, under-the-table, underhand, underhanded,
unethical, unlawful, unofficial, unprincipled, unsavory,
unscrupulous, unstatutory, unstraightforward, unwarrantable,
unwarranted, wicked, without remorse, without shame, wrong,
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