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今日の気持ちと英単語/ 殺人を無罪にする方法/ How to Get Away with Murder S2;E4



















1.circumstance (noun)

  1. a fact or condition connected with or relevant to an event or action.
    "we wanted to marry but circumstances didn't permit"
    synonyms: situation, conditions, state of affairs, positionMore
    • an event or fact that causes or helps to cause something to happen, typically something undesirable.
      "he was found dead but there were no suspicious circumstances"
      synonyms: the facts, the details, the particulars, how things stand, the lay of the land; More
    one's state of financial or material welfare.
    "the artists are living in reduced circumstances"
    synonyms: financial position,


2.A plea dealとは?

The plea bargain (also plea agreement, plea deal, copping a plea, or plea in mitigation) is any agreement in a criminal case between the prosecutor and defendant whereby the defendant agrees to plead guilty to a particular charge in return for some concession from the prosecutor.


3.testify (verb)

give evidence as a witness in a law court.
"he testified against his own commander"
synonyms: give evidence, bear witness, be a witness, give one's testimony, attestMore
  • serve as evidence or proof of something's existing or being the case.
    "the bleak lines testify to inner torment"
    synonyms: be evidence/proof of, attest to, confirmprovecorroboratesubstantiate, bear out;




4.clout (noun)

influence or power, especially in politics or business.
"I knew he carried a lot of clout"
synonyms: influencepowerweightswayleveragecontrolsay


5.recruit (verb)

enlist (someone) in the armed forces.
"they recruit their toughest soldiers from the desert tribes"
synonyms: enlist, call up, conscriptdraft, muster in; 
"more soldiers were recruited"




7. sociopath

  1. a person with a personality disorder manifesting itself in extreme antisocial attitudes and behavior and a lack of conscience.


8.conniveing (adjective)

  1. given to or involved in conspiring to do something immoral, illegal, or harmful.

    "a heartless and conniving woman"


9.remorseless (adjective)

without regret or guilt.
"a remorseless killer"



10.susceptiable (adjective)

  1. likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
    "patients with liver disease may be susceptible to infection"
    synonyms: open to, receptive to, vulnerable to; More
    antonyms: immuneresistant

  2. capable or admitting of.
    "the problem is not susceptible of a simple solution"


11.superiorety (noun)

  1. the state of being superior.
    "an attempt to establish superiority over others"
    synonyms: supremacyadvantageleaddominanceprimacyascendancyeminence
    "the military superiority of the North"
    • a supercilious manner or attitude.
      "he attacked the media's smug superiority"


12.schizophrenia (noun)

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand what is real.


13.remission (noun)

the cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty.
"the plan allows for the partial remission of tuition fees"
synonyms: cancellation, setting aside, suspension, revocation; 
"the remission of all fees"