(Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
Argument is defined as a verbal exchange between people with opposite views.
A plea; an entreaty.
A request for a higher court to review the decision of a lower court.
The definition of an entreaty is an earnest request.
An answer is defined as something that is similar or a close copy.
An introductory proposal or offer; indication of willingness to negotiate
Supplication is defined as the act of humbly begging for something, especially when pleading with God in prayer.
Something asked for
For a change, in this case, he was telling the truth. It is not the case that every unfamiliar phrase is an idiom. In case of fire, break glass. [sign on fire extinguisher holder in public space]
Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense.
The definition of an allegation is an accusation against someone without proof.
An acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense:
A flattering or ingratiating act or remark, etc. meant to persuade
A point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion of strife; a position taken or contended for.
The definition of an excuse is an explanation or a reason for an action.
The act or process of explaining:
The act of interceding; mediation, pleading, or prayer in behalf of another or others
A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
An outfit worn for a special activity:
A fact or circumstance that vindicates, or justifies
To ask (permission) to do something:
To plead or make a request in behalf of another or others
To present an argument, especially in a legal case.
Something given in reply.
Firmness of character or action; determination:
An explanation offered to justify an action or make it better understood
(Law) A form of defense whereby a defendant attempts to prove that he or she was elsewhere when the crime in question was committed.
An act or instance of asking.
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