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impunity
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
exemption or freedom from punishment or loss
  • He's not got blood enough to go in for felony with impunity.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (80% in)
  • So perfect was the organisation of the society, and so systematic its methods, that there is hardly a case upon record where any man succeeded in braving it with impunity, or in which any of its outrages were traced home to the perpetrators.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (78% in)
  • I look at them, and the only thought which comes to me is a feeling of their isolation and of the impunity with which crime may be committed there.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (38% in)

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