Flashcards in Vocabulary III Deck (29):
The process of creating the appearance that large amounts of money obtained from serious crimes, such as drug trafficking or terrorist activity, originated from a legitimate source.
The underlying sentiments or beliefs that define a people, race, class, group, etc.
(especially of goods) able to be exchanged or replaced by another of a like kind.
Creating discord or dissension.
1). Fairness. Justness. (Ex: "the equity of our legal system")
2). The monetary value of a property or business beyond what is owed on it in mortgages, claims, liens, etc. (Ex: "they have avoided tapping into their home equity for unnecessary expenses").
To reach the lowest state or level
Example: "do you concur with his statement?"
Limits or boundaries.
Example: "he exceeded the parameters of his authority."
An amount allowed beyond what is actually necessary.
Example: "to allow a margin for error."
A sample showing all the distinctive parts, relationships, etc.
Example: "a cross section of American opinion"
To replace in power or authority (as by another person or thing).
Extraordinary in some bad way.
Violation of a law.
Act of extortion.
A member of Congress (frequently refers to a member of the House of Representatives).
Taken as a measure against something anticipated or feared.
Ex: a pre-emptive strike