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Noun
The act of stealing or taking something without consent
“The yogi forsakes stealing, lying, cheating, killing, and other exploitative and self-gratifying behaviors.”
Noun
The characteristic of being devious or underhanded
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The unauthorized use or reproduction of another's work
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An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder
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An act of smuggling
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The action of confiscating or impounding property
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Lending money at a high interest rate
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A confidence game or swindle
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Adjective
Having quick, light and nimble fingers
Verb
Present participle for to take something without permission
“I was furious with him for trying to steal my hard-earned possessions.”
Verb
Present participle for to move somewhere quietly or surreptitiously
“Did he quietly steal away, never letting the beast know he was there?”
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Present participle for to copy or plagiarize without giving credit or acknowledgment
“In the 1920s, Diego Rivera warned young artists in Paris not to let Picasso into their studios because he would steal their ideas.”
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Present participle for to get or effect surreptitiously or artfully
“She's a real tease, taunting him to steal a kiss.”
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