foul play


foul play

noun

Definition of FOUL PLAY

1
the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life <the coroner ruled that there was no evidence of foul play>
2
the use of brute strength to cause harm to a person or property <the suspect has a long history of foul play, and was once convicted on assault and battery charges>
Synonyms force, foul play
Near Antonyms pacificism, pacifism
Antonyms nonviolence

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