Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of offense.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ADAPTABILITY: The problem with most pattern offenses is that the offense must react to the defenses presented by the opponent.

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  • According to the Honduran constitution, which specifies that the quality of citizenship can be lost for certain offenses, Zelaya lost his Honduran citizenship when he incited, encouraged, or supported the continuity or re-election of himself as President of Honduras.

    Miguel Estrada: Zelaya has “a meritorious immigration beef.” - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • These sorts of strong-arm tactics over what are really small-time offenses is really unconscionable.

    RIAA Mafia. Domestic terrorism.

  • Locking thousands of people up for non-violent drug offenses is how the US came to lead the world in the percentage of its people locked up behind bars.

    Going green (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • That new form of legislation, most clearly found in the application of lenient punishments minutely calibrated to the severity of offenses, is designed to do two things, which find their way into Bentham's numerous defenses of new legislation to replace transportation and capital punishment with humane incarceration — legislation aimed at increasing the

    Romantic Fear

  • The reason low post players are critical to traditional offenses is because quality low post players are able to create extraordinarily high-percentage shots if they receive the ball close enough to the basket.

    Matthew Yglesias » If I Won The Lottery

  • The new online political journal The Politico reports: "Kerry, Casey Benefit From Indicted Philly Pol's Favors" A powerful Philadelphia politician charged with a litany of federal corruption offenses is accused of illegally using state government resources to help his political allies, including Democratic Sens.

    Sound Politics: Culture of Corruption

  • And there's the question of whether the death penalty in sex offenses is even constitutional.

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  • This can result in more offenses, as the offended person adds more offenses from the actual apology.

    Extracted Apologies

  • The number of people in jail for petty drug offenses is insane, not to mention to the number of violent crimes that are caused by the black market status of narcotics (even prim Ms. Martha Stewart has come around to this point of view).

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Respecting Individual Decision-Making

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