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offender

n. an accused defendant in a criminal case or one convicted of a crime. (See: defendant, accused)

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"I am sure," said she, "I am very sorry if I have offended him.
"Excuse me my Sophia for having thus unwillingly offended you--" replied I--and then changing the conversation, desired her to admire the noble Grandeur of the Elms which sheltered us from the Eastern Zephyr.
Panelo, who is also Duterte's chief legal counsel, also asserted that the President never intends to offend women with his sexist jokes.
They also examined whether school suspensions, the most common response to youth's misbehavior at school, amplified the likelihood that adolescents would offend as they grew into young adults.
Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa today apologised for saying that a by-election might happen in Langkawi, claiming that the remark was made in jest and not meant to offend anyone.
Didn't those young men sacrifice enough for us to stop worrying about who we offend and start to realise that those so easily offended are the ones strangling our rights to be free and the freedom so many of those who did not return died for.
Professor George Mair, an expert in criminal justice at Liverpool Hope University, said people are most likely to offend in their late teens.
More than half of women who offend are themselves victims of domestic abuse, just over half of female prisoners report childhood abuse, and almost half of all women in custody are reported to suffer from anxiety and depression.
In some parts of the world, such as the U.S., adolescents who offend sexually have also been subjected to registration and community notification laws in the hopes of protecting people from being victimized by these youth (Zimring, 2004).
Our intention with our new video was never to offend, hurt or trivialize Native American people, their culture or their history," the group wrote Saturday on their (http://www.nodoubt.com/news/default.aspx?nid=39659&aid=408&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=News&utm_content=nid_39659) website .
One indication of how confused we are comes from the manner in which politicians, activists and commentators keep assuring us that the right to freedom of speech does not give us the right to offend people.
1 : to hurt the feelings of or insult <She uses language that offends people.>