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During the pandemic, Rob, an Australia-based father of an 18-year-old who spoke on the condition that only his first name be used, has let his daughter spend the night at the home of her boyfriend’s parents.

She is disarmingly honest and her inwardness doesn’t rob her of adulation.

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For his part, Horan said he would always remember not just being robbed two decades ago, but also the sacrifices of his service-industry colleagues.

Many have been caught up in the PR spin that has robbed the tavern style of its fame.

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I'm a woman married to a man who is less than two years younger than I am, and I've been told on multiple occasions that I'm robbing the cradle.

Holsey admitted to killing a police officer after robbing a convenience store.

Brute is the story of Mac and Jesse, two disenfranchised teens who turn to robbing houses as a form of recreation and quick cash.

Besides his obsessive preparations, Leslie introduced another tool to the bank-robbing trade —“the little joker.”

A 24-hour moratorium on robbing convenience store late shifts.

Al was robbing the bank so he could afford a sex-change operation for the guy.

He lived for some time as a bandit, robbing the subjects of the King of Gath, who had given him shelter.

Certainly Valerie deserved to conquer the ill health that was robbing her of so much of the zest of living.

These worthy women would think they were robbing their dear village if they bought the least thing in Edinburgh.

Do you suppose for an instant that I am robbing these people here in Newport merely for the vulgar purpose of acquiring money?

Next they held a council of war, the grand object of which was to hit upon some plan of robbing the friends of their new swag.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to robbing, such as: break in, burglary, crime, embezzlement, extortion, and fraud.

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