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Legal Procedures

  1. Clemency : mercy shown to prisoners by authorities
  2. Commute : reduce sentence
  3. Ex-con : former convict
  4. Flogging : whipping as punishment
  5. Incarceration : imprisonment
  6. Parole : release from prison before full sentence has been served
  7. Penitentiary : maximum security prison in the US
  8. Reprieve : delay in execution of sentence
  9. stockade : military prison
  10. Turnkey : jailer
  11. Warden : prison administrator
  12. Warder: jailer

Fights

  1. Altercation : dispute, contest
  2. Brawl : noisy fight or quarrel
  3. Broil : noisy argument or fight
  4. Dogfight : rough physical fight
  5. Duel : fight between 2 persons especially witnesses and rules of conduct
  6. Feud : protracted hostilities between two parties
  7. Flap : noisy argument
  8. Fracas: noisy fight, brawl
  9. Horseplay: playful fighting
  10. Joust : contest between knights mounted on horseback
  11. Melee : confusing crush of battling opponents
  12. Ruckus : noisy commotion, rumpus
  13. scrape : fight/battle
  14. Scuffle : confused disordered fight
  15. Skirmish : light, brief conflict
  16. Spat : petty quarrel
  17. Squabble : noisy dispute or brawl
  18. Strife: contest/fight
  19. Tiff: petty quarrel
  20. Vendetta: prolonged feud involving killing for revenge

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