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synonyms for thievery

  • burglary
  • larceny
  • robbery
  • stealing
  • thievishness
  • filching
  • pilfering
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Witnessing an act of hair thievery in the wild inspired Henry Pollock to dig deeper.
THERE’S A NEW WORD FOR BIRDS STEALING ANIMAL HAIR: KLEPTOTRICHYJAIME CHAMBERSOCTOBER 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It is worse than simple thievery because those who are most knowledgeable use their knowledge to mislead their customers.
THE CASE FOR ABANDONING 'CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY' WHEN WE JUDGE COMPANY PRACTICESWILLIAM NORDHAUSAPRIL 20, 2021TIME
He’s claimed that community members wanted several hundred thousand dollars spent in one way, but that district leaders spent it in another – which, to his way of thinking, constitutes thievery from the children.
EMAILS BACK UP MISSPENDING ALLEGATION AT LINCOLN HIGHWILL HUNTSBERRYMARCH 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They worship Mahomet, but are very bad Mahometans, being addicted beyond all other people on earth to thievery and rapine.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
The point of the writer's attack was the grim sarcasm for such methods of thievery as are kept within the law.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
I had to discharge Alma Jonsson last year for petty thievery.
PLAYS--FIRST SERIESAUGUST STRINDBERG
We saw no disposition to thievery among them, nor did we miss a single article after their departure.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
That Nature is a Phantasm, where cunning beggary or thievery may sometimes find good victual.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
Of the little property surviving the wreck of war, none was safe from thievery.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
The Union League meetings were broken up only when they were sources of disorder, thievery, etc.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
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WORDS RELATED TO THIEVERY

  • bribe
  • corruption
  • gain
  • hat
  • hush money
  • juice
  • money
  • money under the table
  • pay
  • payola
  • peculation
  • shake
  • share
  • skimming
  • squeeze
  • thievery
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