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Plea Crossword Clue and Answers List

Entreaty Plea
Alibi Defence plea
Defence Protecting plea; vindication; justification.
Reply To answer a defendant's plea.
Impleadable Not admitting excuse, evasion, or plea; rigorous.
Advocation The act of advocating or pleading; plea; advocacy.
Verfication A formal phrase used in concluding a plea.
Placitum A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.
Non assumpsit The general plea or denial in an action of assumpsit.
Unpleaded Not used as a plea; not urged; as, an unpleaded excuse.
Bar A special plea constituting a sufficient answer to plaintiff's action.
Antistrophe The retort or turning of an adversary's plea against him.
Rebut To contradict, meet, or oppose by argument, plea, or countervailing proof.
Excusatory Making or containing excuse or apology; apologetical; as, an excusatory plea.
Replication The reply of the plaintiff, in matters of fact, to the defendant's plea.
Non est factum The plea of the general issue in an action of debt on bond.
Nontenure A plea of a defendant that he did not hold the land, as affirmed.
Available Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy, for the object; effectual; valid; as, an available plea.
Overrule To supersede, reject, annul, or rule against; as, the plea, or the decision, was overruled by the court.
Allege To produce or urge as a reason, plea, or excuse; as, he refused to lend, alleging a resolution against lending.
Nolo contendere A plea, by the defendant, in a criminal prosecution, which, without admitting guilt, subjects him to all the consequences of a plea of quilty.
Avoid To defeat or evade; to invalidate. Thus, in a replication, the plaintiff may deny the defendant's plea, or confess it, and avoid it by stating new matter.
Concubinage A plea, in which it is alleged that the woman suing for dower was not lawfully married to the man in whose lands she seeks to be endowed, but that she was his concubine.
Plead To allege or cite in a legal plea or defense, or for repelling a demand in law; to answer to an indictment; as, to plead usury; to plead statute of limitations; to plead not guilty.
Excuse That which is offered as a reason for being excused; a plea offered in extenuation of a fault or irregular deportment; apology; as, an excuse f...
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