purloin


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to take (another's property) without permission

Synonyms for purloin

make off with belongings of others

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I must be served at the fireside, she said; and she placed before me a little round stand with my cup and a plate of toast, absolutely as she used to accommodate me with some privately purloined dainty on a nursery chair: and I smiled and obeyed her as in bygone days.
They can't seem to grasp the fact we don't have the natural resources and can no longer purloin them from our colonies so are in no position to dictate terms to other countries, plus most of our businesses are foreign owned anyway.
They can't seem to grasp the fact that we don't have the natural resources and can no longer purloin them from our colonies, so are in no position to dictate terms to other countries, plus most of our businesses are foreign owned anyway.
There are now only two points between her and Aimee, so Kathryn will be steeling herself to purloin back her prestigious placing.
The claim follows a string of arrests across the region, as part of the force's Operation Purloin.
I know of chimpanzees who see a lot of human behavior, who on managing to purloin something like a screwdriver will attempt to undo the screws holding their cage together--which may partly explain the limits on this kind of inquiry!
can't in any case purloin, bring something of it back to the table.
Pelletier, "In late 2005, the defendant became aware that some of his FedEx co-workers had opened package shipments containing firearms and opted to purloin the contents of those packages.
During the quarter-century Reilly spent working for--but not always with--the British he posed as a priest to obtain essential Persian oil concessions for the British Admiralty, worked as a welder in a German war plant so that he could purloin naval secrets, and infiltrated a wartime meeting of the German High Command by assuming the identity of a German colonel he had killed.
In between watching TV and skiving (he's a martyr to his back) he managed to purloin the Fowlers' new double-bed and set Arthur's bench alight.
But when you attempt to purloin good conservative values under the banner of your interpretation of liberalism, I feel compelled to offer a correction.
In the past, for example, it proved almost impossible for a juvenile delinquent to steal the amount of funds that a white collar criminal, such as an embezzler, could purloin. Today, however, a delinquent easily can use a computer to facilitate a five-figure or other high-tech crime.
The 1717 edition of Blount's A Law Dictionary and Glossary defined embezzlement as "to steal, pilfer or purloin" in the context of industrial employment.
Counterfeit goods, a laptop, sim cards and cannabis were seized at properties in the Foleshill area of Coventry on Monday as part of Operation Purloin.
Book one of an ongoing series, Arlyn And The Purloin Bane is a fantasy novel set on an Earth-like world called Tartarus, in which a woman named Arlyn must come to grips with the gaps in her memory to figure out who and what she is.