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homicide

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Definition murder
  • It was ruled justifiable homicide.
  • A weapon registered to you was confiscated at a homicide.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • homicide = murder
  • I had been charged with DWI and vehicular homicide,
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • homicide = murder
  • the caption that labeled her the top homicide investigator in the city.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • homicide = murder
  • You're a homicide detective.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • homicide = murder
  • Mistreatment of children, negligent homicide. those videos of Bonzo's and Stilson's deaths were pretty gruesome.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • But there is an extremely fine line between a suicide and a homicide.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • I'm telling you, I can't have any more flower homicides on my conscience, I said.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • One minute homicide, the next minute tea?
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • This case is now classified as a homicide.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • There were also two officers from the Homicide Squad, who took photographs of the wedding couple.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • However fugitive this homicide flash, Felton saw it, and started as if its light had revealed the abysses of this woman's heart.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • We are not concerned with an act of homicide committed on a sudden impulse which might serve as extenuation.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • But he had not seen a homicide since the Hendrasen girl, and he did not want to see one now.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • But surely Budd purposed neither mutiny nor homicide.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • We only know that the homicides and those who didn't confess were turned back; and you say that Galahad, Bors, and Percivale were allowed.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • More murders are committed in Texas than any other state, and more homicides occur in Dallas than anywhere else in Texas.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • I stand up straighter, make myself focus my eyes before this turns into a homicide.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • The noise of the cicadas was enough to drive you to homicide.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Duntz agrees with him; having studied the files on unsolved Las Vegas homicides, he knows Smith to be innocent of this particular deed.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood

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