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ruh si di vist

  • n  someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
  • n  someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior

  • Running against a former leader of the Duvaliers' repressive Tontons Macoutes and a handful of recidivist candidates, Aristide turned a lackluster election into a colorful .
  • Its glances at the fast, present and probable future of the world's most recidivist nation should stimulate audiences to ask themselves the same question.
  • Before being transformed into the irradiated Sandman, Flint Marko (Thomas Haden Church), the recidivist hoodlum and murderer of Peter's sainted uncle goes all soft and .
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  • Weiner Falls To 4th Place In Poll With "Wide Racial Gap"
    Aspiring mayor and recidivist sexter Anthony Weiner has plummeted to fourth place in the first Quinnipiac University poll taken since voters were introduced to Sydney Leathers and Carlos Danger and "hard delete" last week. According to the poll , likely Democratic primary voters think he should drop out and stop subjecting us to photos of his junk by a margin of 53 - 40 percent. Interestingly ...
    July 29, 2013 - Gothamist

  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Forbes
    They will be treated with the full force of law and I am ordering speedy prosecution to keep this recidivist from doing it again, and to warn others from copycat behavior,Arroyo said in a statement.
  • Ronald Reagan in Kansas City Star
    You did what we asked you to do,Reagan told Repking in court Friday. "You're not a recidivist. Frankly, I believe the sentence I gave you was the right one. But there are three people with a higher pay grade than me who say no."
  • Kenneth Clarke in
    I am not at direct odds with my leader. You do need short sentences for the kind of nuisance criminal who keeps being a recidivist,Mr Clarke told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.

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