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convict

1. a person found guilty of an offence against the law, esp one who is sentenced to imprisonment
2. a person serving a prison sentence
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I have been more pained," said she, "by her endeavors to acquit him than by all the rest; for it irritates her mind more than the most perfect conviction of his unworthiness can do.
Well, Ned, I repeat it with a conviction resting on the logic of facts.
Prince Andrew repeated, but Pierre, giving him no time to reply, took the repetition for a denial, the more readily as he knew Prince Andrew's former atheistic convictions.
At the other end of the scale, London dominates the list of postcodes with the lowest conviction rates for the second year in a row.
Big rise in drunk and disorderly THE number of drunk and disorderly convictions in West Yorkshire has jumped by nearly a fifth in a year.
Susan Garsh, who presided over the Lloyd murder trial, was forced to vacate the conviction in May as the result of a centuries-old Massachusetts legal rule known as "abatement ab initio.
Some of the most horrifying crimes that people were convicted of before applying include two counts of rape, one of manslaughter and 16 convictions for indecent assault - including five on girls under the age of 14.
Remarkably, one applicant from Solihull had a conviction for attempted murder, while another in Birmingham had a conviction for culpable homicide.
In Flintshire, there was a conviction for causing death by dangerous driving and one for causing death by reckless driving in Denbighshire.
Three Rhondda Cynon Taff applications included arson convictions, while one wannabe Caerphilly taxi driver had a conviction for causing death by reckless driving.
As the years went on I forgot about the conviction as I got on with my life," he said.
The study shows that the inclusion of women on juries had little effect on overall conviction rates within all the criminal cases examined.