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verb as in steal, embezzle

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Example Sentences

And that is just one date rape drug that can be either pilfered at a hospital or bought on the street.

But it is not the only Italian site that has been pilfered in recent months.

Snowden pilfered documents from databases designed to share intelligence more broadly within the government.

An added sentence—possibly from an actual interview Goodall conducted with Aplin—followed by a pilfered (and truncated) one.

Is it about a book contract, or a pilfered appearance on CNBC?

Our belfry will be torn down, our seal will be broken, our banner torn and our treasury pilfered.

Mahogany furniture warmed the despoilers, and ten thousand were drunk on pilfered liquors.

And from time to time somebody spoke out loud and clear an opinion pilfered verbatim from his master.

She hesitated to tell him that it had been pilfered from the owner's pocket, and intimated that she had picked it up outside.

With their help the vessel was unloaded, the chief taking care that none of the effects should be pilfered.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pilfered, such as: purloin, filch, swipe, cop, crib, and annex.

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