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manslaughter
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
unintentional killing of a person
  • I hadn't realized that the charges might have included negligent homicide, or even manslaughter.
  • Manslaughter, not murder.
  • But you can't be sentenced to death for manslaughter, can you?
  • If what he'd said was true—if he'd seen Elizabeth being abused—then the two murders became manslaughter and self-defense.

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