dolose

adjective

do·​lose
ˈdōˌlōs,
dəˈl-
variants or less commonly dolous
ˈdōləs
Roman, civil, & Scots law
: characterized by criminal intent

Word History

Etymology

Latin dolosus cunning, deceitful, from dolus fraud, deceit + -osus -ose, -ous

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“Dolose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolose. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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