Shocking and Unlawful


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Shocking adjective – Causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness.
Unlawful and shocking are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Unlawful" instead an adjective "Shocking".
Nearby Words: shock, shocked, shockingly, shocker
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Unlawful adjective – Contrary to or forbidden by law.
Shocking and unlawful are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Shocking" instead an adjective "Unlawful".
Nearby Words: unlawfulness, unlawfully
Synonyms for Unlawful

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people shocking people unlawful people
death shocking death unlawful death
fashion shocking fashion unlawful fashion
examples shocking examples unlawful examples
Other nouns: acts.
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Unlawful and Shocking. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 29, from
Shocking & Unlawful. N.p., 2016. Web. 29 Oct. 2020. <>.
Unlawful or Shocking. 2016. Accessed October 29, 2020.

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