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VIOLENCE : VOCABULARY

 

(Updated on 18/04/2014)



 

 

  • Crime and Punishment :
    - Definitions
    - Questions from law breakers or suspected criminals
    - Questions police may ask a suspected criminal
    - Informing someone of laws and police procedures
    - Types of crime
    - Types of punishment

    (englishclub.com)

 

  • The 23 Types of Vagabond
    1. Rufflers (thieving beggars, apprentice uprightment)
    2. Uprightmen (leaders of robber bands)
    3. Hookers or anglers (thieves who steal through windows with hooks)
    4. Rogues (rank-and-file vagabonds)
    5. Wild rogues (those born of rogues)
    6. Priggers of prancers (horse thieves)...
    (listsofnote.com)

  • A sawn-off gun is "a shotgun whose barrel(s) has been shortened to give a larger spread, though with more limited range (often for illegal purposes)"
    (wiktionary.org)

  • Killers and Killing - with definitions
    "All of these words end in 'cide', from Latin caedere, to kill.
    However, some of them refer exclusively to the act of killing a specific thing (e.g. herbicide) while others can refer alternately to the act itself or to the person performing the act (e.g. homicide)."

    (phrontistery.info)

  • Fighting and Combat - with definitions
    "These words, all very obscure, refer to fighting, combat or conflict, whether actual or metaphorical, using the suffix "machy"
    (from the Greek mache, a fight)."

    (phrontistery.info)

  • "A conspiracy is when people secretly plan together to do something bad or illegal...


 

  • HOSTAGE :

    • Hostage :
      Synonyms :
      - prisoner, prisoner of war, POW, captive, inmate, detainee, abductee, detenu, close prisoner."

      - take prisoner, take hostage (capture), hold hostage, confine illegally

 

 

 

  • Crimes : vocabulary - with interactive activities (manythings.org)

  • Weapons : vocabulary - with interactive activities (manythings.org)

 

  • The most important words used when talking about crime. (about.com)
  • Crime type definitions :
    Burglary - Criminal damage - Drug offences - Fraud & forgery - Robbery - Sexual offences - Vehicle & other theft -
    Violence against the person - Other offences

    (portal.chicagopolice.org)
  • Crime - "The words ... are the most important words used when talking about crime." (about.com)
  • Criminal Investigation - a glossary (highered.mcgraw-hill)

  • Robbery - Flashcards (mots ou expressions + définitions) - (highered.mcgraw-hill.com)
  • Burglary - Flashcards (mots ou expressions + définitions) - (highered.mcgraw-hill.com)
  • Terrorism - Flashcards (mots ou expressions + définitions) - (highered.mcgraw-hill.com)

 

 

  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - Student Services/Prevention Wellness
    - Elementary Violence Prevention Program Assessment : Glossary of Terms

    (sspw.dpi.wi.gov)

 

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