Thesaurus / filch
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
One evening, while filching food from an art-gallery buffet table, he’s accosted by a frosty, willowy blond, her hair marshalled into aggressive mermaid waves.
IN THE OSCAR-NOMINATED THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN, A REFUGEE STAKES HIS FUTURE ON A TATTOOSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 9, 2021TIME
Come, Filch, you shall go with me into my own Room, and tell me the whole Story.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERAJOHN GAY
Is it reasonable to suppose that a girl who could slyly filch my property would put it where it could be found?
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
There are two great risks in reading sermon books—a tendency to imitate the style and a temptation to filch the jewels.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
In his eagerness and greed he suspected nothing, but that on some pretext or other they were trying to filch from him his dues.
IN KINGS' BYWAYSSTANLEY J. WEYMAN
And she is to be allowed to filch it, as other widows filch china cups, and a silver teaspoon or two!
THE EUSTACE DIAMONDSANTHONY TROLLOPE
For, when from a thousand bushels of beans you filch one, the loss in that case to me is less, but not your villainy.
THE WORKS OF HORACEHORACE
"The Complete Angler" would be a title they might filch with perfect honor and call their own.
APRIL'S LADYMARGARET WOLFE HUNGERFORD
Infidels may filch her morality, as they have often done, and then boast of their discoveries.
The King is said to have answered that he scorned to filch a victory, and that Alexander must conquer openly and fairly.
WORDS RELATED TO FILCH
- go over with a fine-tooth comb
- go through
- lay waste
- leave no stone unturned
- look all over for
- look high and low
- look into
- make off with
- shake down
- take away
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