take the fifth love

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  • v. To decline to comment, especially on grounds that it might be incriminating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself

Etymologies

A reference to the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which states, among other things, that it may not be required of one to testify against oneself. (Wiktionary)

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