Recent Examples of premeditate from the Web
Marlin Larice Joseph is facing two counts of first degree premeditated murder for the killings of 36-year-old Kaladaa Crowell and 11-year-old Kyra Inglett.
The court disagreed because Mason's crime did not involve dishonesty or abuse of his judicial office and was not premeditated or part of a pattern of behavior.
Devin Singletary ran for 124 yards and three touchdowns, and the Owls went for two late, which of course was premeditated: On Wednesday night, SMU and Louisiana Tech meet just north of Dallas for the DXL Frisco Bowl.
The second-degree charges in the shootings of Dean and Henderson accuse Roberts of an intentional act of murder, not premeditated.
The station said the attack was clearly premeditated.
Atallah was hesitant to suggest that the attack on the troops, which came immediately after a meeting with local leaders, was premeditated to specifically target them.
The eight women and four men on the jury found that Johnson, 60, used a gun to kill Reuben Johnson, 56, and Aaliyah five years ago, but that the murders were not premeditated.
John Ryan says the death doesn't appear to be premeditated.
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Origin and Etymology of premeditate
First Known Use: circa 1526See Words from the same year
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legal Definition of premeditate
- must premeditate the killing and deliberate about it
- —W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr.
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