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On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purloining, such as: fraud, larceny, misappropriation, misuse, theft, and abstraction.

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How to use purloining in a sentence

  • I left you engaged in tending a sick knight, and I find you employed in purloining a dead body from the gallows.

    The Fair Maid of Perth | Sir Walter Scott
  • He's as quiet and self-controlled as if only purloining cookies out of the jar in the pantry.

    Days in the Open | Lathan A. Crandall

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