a person who .
They occasionally raised themselves on their hind-legs to get abetter view.
The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals Charles Darwin
It is really too bad, that the Primate of Ireland, of all men living, should be made the abetter in two fallacies.
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a person who . Historical Examples It was the friend of human liberty and the abettor of tyranny. A Short History of Monks and Monasteries Alfred Wesley Wishart He found an abettor in the person of the Portuguese pianist, to whom he laid bare his soul. Melomaniacs James Huneker And this I vow, that if […]
to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval, usually in wrongdoing: to abet a swindler; to abet a crime. Contemporary Examples Simple assault, battery, aiding and abetting, harboring a fugitive, and also obstruction of justice took place. The Mayor of Monrovia’s Fall From Grace Clair MacDougall, Wade C.L. Williams March 9, 2013 “This is […]
temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension: Let’s hold that problem in abeyance for a while. Law. a state or condition of real property in which title is not as yet vested in a known titleholder: an estate in abeyance. Contemporary Examples The court will then hold the eleven felony allocutions in abeyance. Inside the ‘PayPal 14’ […]
temporarily inactive, stopped, or suspended. Historical Examples Extinct and abeyant Peerages of England, according to titles. Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2) The Duke of Buckingham Peerages of Ireland, extinct and abeyant, alphabetically, according to Titles. Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume […]