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thieving

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  • adjcriminal
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Synonyms for thieving

adj criminal
  • crooked
  • cunning
  • larcenous
  • pilfering
  • dishonest
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • kleptomaniacal
  • light-fingered
  • piratic
  • plunderous
  • predatory
  • rapacious
  • secretive
  • sly
  • spoliative
  • stealthy
  • sticky-fingered
  • thievish

Antonyms for thieving

  • benevolent
  • philanthropic
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burglary

noun. stealing from residence, business
  • break-in
  • breaking and entering
  • caper
  • crime
  • filching
  • heist
  • housebreaking
  • larceny
  • owl job
  • pilferage
  • prowl
  • robbery
  • safecracking
  • second-story work
  • sting
  • theft
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embezzlement

noun. stealing money, often from employer

larceny

noun. theft

pilferage

noun. larceny

predatory

adjective. eating, destroying for sustenance or without conscience

rapacity

noun. plunder
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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