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misdemeanor
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a crime less serious than a felony
  • It was Mrs. Tulliver's way, if she blamed Tom, to refer his misdemeanor, somehow or other, to Maggie.
    1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (84% in)
  • People will always encourage themselves in misdemeanors by the certainty that you will be indulgent.
    6.7 -- Book 6 Chapter 7 -- Philip Re-enters (16% in)

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