Lexicon: jury – justice

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jury, n. [Anglo Fr. juree, oath < L. jūrāre, swear.] (webplay: matters).

Panel; group sworn to render a judgment on evidence officially submitted to them in a court of justice.

jury, n. [Anglo Fr. juree, oath < L. jūrāre, swear.] (webplay: matters).

Panel; group sworn to render a judgment on evidence officially submitted to them in a court of justice.

just (-est), adj. [Fr. juste < L. jūs right, law, justice.] (webplay: faithful, fled, judgments, time).

  1. Most proper; most suitable.
  2. Fair; lawful.

just (-est), adj. [Fr. juste < L. jūs right, law, justice.] (webplay: faithful, fled, judgments, time).

  1. Most proper; most suitable.
  2. Fair; lawful.

just, adv. [see just, adj.] (webplay: accurate, almost, array, believes, close, common, covet, drive, enough, erecting, exactly, full, influenced, judgments, merely, mock, narrowly, near, opinion, orderly, place, promises, push, reward, setting, straight, suitable, thoughts, thrust, time, true, truth).

  1. Ready; about.
  2. Only; merely; no more than.
  3. Nearly; narrowly.
  4. Only; about; merely.
  5. Barely; short time before.
  6. Almost; not quite.
  7. Exactly; precisely; immediately.
  8. Phrase. “Just so”: like this; in this very way.

just, adv. [see just, adj.] (webplay: accurate, almost, array, believes, close, common, covet, drive, enough, erecting, exactly, full, influenced, judgments, merely, mock, narrowly, near, opinion, orderly, place, promises, push, reward, setting, straight, suitable, thoughts, thrust, time, true, truth).

  1. Ready; about.
  2. Only; merely; no more than.
  3. Nearly; narrowly.
  4. Only; about; merely.
  5. Barely; short time before.
  6. Almost; not quite.
  7. Exactly; precisely; immediately.
  8. Phrase. “Just so”: like this; in this very way.

just, n. [see just, adj.]

  1. People who obey the law; righteous followers of the Lord.
  2. Fulness; perfected ones; those made whole; [fig.] ones who are justified.

just, n. [see just, adj.]

  1. People who obey the law; righteous followers of the Lord.
  2. Fulness; perfected ones; those made whole; [fig.] ones who are justified.

justice, n. [OFr justise, uprightness, equity, vindication of right, administration of law, jurisdiction, court of justice, infliction of punishment, gallows, judge < L. jūstus.] (webplay: claim, courts, dealing, fair, laws, vindictive).

  1. Court; prosecution; lawsuit; legal proceedings; [fig.] accountability; merited consequence.
  2. Legality; jurisprudence; natural law; having a right to something; [fig.] honesty; integrity; virtue; strength of character.
  3. Judgment; assessment; discernment; [fig.] virtue; righteousness; [metonymy] the Lord; the divine Judge.
  4. Conscience; sense of fairness; faculty of discerning right from wrong; [fig.] outrage; moral indignation.

justice, n. [OFr justise, uprightness, equity, vindication of right, administration of law, jurisdiction, court of justice, infliction of punishment, gallows, judge < L. jūstus.] (webplay: claim, courts, dealing, fair, laws, vindictive).

  1. Court; prosecution; lawsuit; legal proceedings; [fig.] accountability; merited consequence.
  2. Legality; jurisprudence; natural law; having a right to something; [fig.] honesty; integrity; virtue; strength of character.
  3. Judgment; assessment; discernment; [fig.] virtue; righteousness; [metonymy] the Lord; the divine Judge.
  4. Conscience; sense of fairness; faculty of discerning right from wrong; [fig.] outrage; moral indignation.