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  • noun Plural form of scofflaw.

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Examples

  • Province piece even uses the term "scofflaws" - which indicates to me they were talking to someone who knows his stuff, but they ignored the important bit.

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  • Yes, a scofflaw is a lawbreaker, and that's a bad thing to be, but the word doesn't really make you detest scofflaws, which is what the person seeking the word wanted.

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  • Also, the way he punitively burns the homes and possessions of book-owning scofflaws, which is also part of his job.

    Jason Linkins: Bradbury Adds New Heat to Fahrenheit Discussion

  • Yes, a scofflaw is a lawbreaker, and that's a bad thing to be, but the word doesn't really make you detest scofflaws, which is what the person seeking the word wanted.

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  • From the point of view of Polish authorities, is it more important to be seen as a state respectful of national laws and international laws and treaties, or to have friendly relationships with states which are universally known as scofflaws?

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  • More open areas, and a more focused attempt to arrest and punish the scofflaws are the only solutions.

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  • More open areas, and a more focused attempt to arrest and punish the scofflaws are the only solutions.

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  • Standards Board, the expert panel set up by Congress, have appealed to the USDA to crack down on "scofflaws" bending the organic regulations on giant factory dairies, mostly in the desert-West.

    Organic Dairy Farmers to Rally July 16, Meet with USDA Secretary Vilsack

  • This should serve to separate the "scofflaws" from the rest of us who truly don't know how much time we have before the light changes.

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  • The fare "scofflaws" are not the same people who prey upon transit passengers and pose a danger to the safety of their persons or property.

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