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noun as in plagiarism

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You know a movie script is special when you catch yourself cribbing heavily from its dialogue in everyday conversation.

Gibbs' cribbing: "milk," "bread," "eggs," "hope," and "change."

The dam was completed, booms and cribbing placed, ledges blasted out well within the six months' period set for those operations.

When the Central Branch Railroad was built, the company took corn of settlers in payment for lands, cribbing it by the road.

It was shored up with tamarac poles and when the camp was abandoned Paul pulled up this cribbing.

"Cribbing," often excused by people who do not stop to think, is the small beginning of a big evil.

He slowly raised up his eyes, shame-facedly, like a schoolboy detected cribbing, when the master steals up behind.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cribbing, such as: falsification, infringement, piracy, appropriation, borrowing, and fraud.

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