Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: coroner

Definition: public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes

Sentences Containing 'coroner'

"Both you and the coroner have been at some pains," said he, "to single out the very strongest points in the young man's favour.
"I see," said I as I glanced down the column, "that the coroner in his concluding remarks was rather severe upon young McCarthy.
"That was what the county coroner asked me at the inquiry.
"The Coroner: Did your father make any statement to you before he died?
"The Coroner: How was it, then, that he uttered it before he saw you, and before he even knew that you had returned from Bristol?
"The Coroner: I understand that the cry of 'Cooee' was a common signal between you and your father?
"The Coroner: What was the point upon which you and your father had this final quarrel?
A coroner's jury held an inquest immediately after Lewis's death as provided by local law; however, they did not charge anyone with murdering Lewis.
A Greek coroner recorded his death was caused by drowning and a police spokesman revealed that toxicological reports revealed he had been drinking.
A mandatory Coroner's Inquest took place into the police killing of 17-year-old Jeffrey Reodica.
A single man could not have carried out two deaths in such a way as to deceive a coroner's jury.
A statement released by the Oxfordshire coroner's office later confirmed that Walker was of the view that, being in the public domain, the video could now be presented as evidence without the approval of the US government, and that the inquest would resume on 12 March 2007.
A Tennessee coroner's jury in 1996 recommended exhumation.
After several weeks the coroner announced at the inquest, "There is no evidence on which you can find a definite verdict; therefore I direct you to find an open verdict." Media.
An inquest into the death of L/CoH Hull was convened in 2006, presided over by Assistant Deputy Coroner Andrew Walker.
An inquest was due to be held at Inner London South Coroner's Court.
And about his quarrel with his father, I am sure that the reason why he would not speak about it to the coroner was because I was concerned in it."
Andrew Walker (born 1968) is an English barrister and coroner for Northern District of Greater London.
As a consequence Coroner Pinch issued a report on 16 November 2007 that concluded he had participated in a war crime in being involved in the murders, punsihable under the Geneva convention which Indonesia was and is a signatory to.
At a coroner's inquest, several witnesses had testified that they saw Shay shoot Euell after an argument over a sugar bowl.
At the time, the bodies of those service personnel dying overseas were repatriated to the UK via RAF Brize Norton, leading to the responsibility for inquests being under the civilian jurisdiction of the Oxfordshire coroner.
Besides his mills, Cooper was also auctioneer and was appointed a coroner of the Home District. He sold his mills in 1827 to his son Thomas and waterfront property a year later.
Bodies of those servicemen dying overseas are repatriated to the UK via RAF Brize Norton leading to the responsibility for inquests being under the civilian jurisdiction of the Oxfordshire coroner.
Built by a M. Silva-Coroner, they were overhead valve straight-eight-engined cars of 2490 cubic centre metre capacity.
Cambage's evidence to the royal commission on the disaster led to the reversal of the coroner's verdict that the miners had died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Counsel Assisting the Coroner Peter McGrath said police believed with shooting was the work of members of local drug gang Dlasthr.
During the coroner’s inquest into the murders, Ahmed Alfadly a founding member of DLASTHR, was named as the opponent Mr Ghaderi had during the altercation at the Persian event 2 weeks prior.
During the melee, a young man, Harold Ernest Curtin, was killed after being struck on the head with a police baton; the coroner's jury returned a verdict of manslaughter by an unknown police constable.
However by the Coroners Act 1988 the Lord Steward still appoints the Coroner of the Queen's Household.
However, Simone Pétrement, one of Weil's first and most significant biographers, regards the coroner's report as simply mistaken.
In response to the recommendations of the Coroner's Inquest jury, Chief Blair recommended that all plainclothes police officers be issued arm bands and raid jackets bearing the word 'Police' in an effort to increase their visibility in critical situations.
In the Lord Steward's department were the officials of the Board of Green Cloth, the Coroner ("coroner of the verge", now abolished), and Paymaster of the Household, and the officers of the Royal Almonry.
Inquest verdict. On 16 March, coroner Andrew Walker returned a narrative verdict, stating that the killing of Hull was "unlawful".
It could only be a small one, or it would have been remarked upon at the coroner's inquiry.
It would be a sharp-eyed coroner, indeed, who could distinguish the two little dark punctures which would show where the poison fangs had done their work.
Janice Knowlton died of an overdose of prescription drugs in 2004 in what was deemed a suicide by the Orange County, California, coroner's office.
Los Angeles County Coroner Dr. Thomas Noguchi attributed Stevens' death to "acute barbiturate poisoning".
Maxwell's co-stars were Richard Anderson as District Attorney Glenn Wagner, Rhodes Reason as Sheriff Will Mayberry, Joan Freeman as waitress Elma Gahrigner, Bernard Kates as Ralph the coroner, and Buddy Ebsen as Virge Blessing.
The coroner also found in his pocket a cable from Josephine addressed to Crosby on the "Mauretania" before they arrived in New York: "CABLE GEORGE WHEN YOU ARRIVE AND WHERE I CAN TELEPHONE YOU IMMEDIATELY.
The coroner attributed his death to an accidental fall.
The coroner concluded that Josephine had died at least two hours before Crosby.
The coroner reported that Crosby's toenails were painted red, and that he had a Christian cross tattooed on the sole of one foot and a pagan icon representing the sun on the other.
The coroner's inquest into Hrabinec's death established that he had died of self-inflicted wounds.
The coroner's report said that "the deceased did kill and slay herself by refusing to eat whilst the balance of her mind was disturbed".
The county coroner officially ruled Sullavan's death an accident.
The group made headlines when they introduced the issue of race in the coroner's inquest into Donaldson's killing.
The Silva-Coroner was a French automobile manufactured only in 1927.
The video was shown to the Coroner in private, although permission to use it in public was refused by the Ministry of Defence, citing international agreements related to the release of classified information, and the US classification of the tape as secret.
This observation of his had the natural effect of removing any traces of doubt which might have remained in the minds of the coroner's jury."
Those are the main facts of the case as they came out before the coroner and the police-court."

More Vocab Words

::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
::: equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
::: glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic