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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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irrigation

  • noun supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
  • noun (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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liar

  • noun a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
    prevaricator.

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pirate_ship

  • noun a ship that is manned by pirates
    pirate.

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hijacker

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    road agent; highwayman; highjacker.
  • noun someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    highjacker.

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rob

  • verb take something away by force or without the consent of the owner
    • The burglars robbed him of all his money
  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; gazump; surcharge.

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rob_roy

  • noun Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)
    MacGregor; Robert MacGregor.
  • noun a manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey

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plenary

  • adjective satellite full in all respects
    • a plenary session of the legislature
    • a diplomat with plenary powers

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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preoccupancy

  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
    preoccupation.

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forger

  • noun someone who operates a forge
  • noun someone who makes copies illegally
    counterfeiter.

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plagiarized

  • adjective satellite copied and passed off as your own
    plagiaristic; plagiarised.
    • used plagiarized data in his thesis
    • a work dotted with plagiarized phrases
  • verb take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
    plagiarize; lift; plagiarise.

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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holdout

  • noun a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms
    • their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks
  • noun a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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grifter

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    gouger; chiseller; chiseler; defrauder; swindler; scammer.

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vest_pocket

  • noun a small pocket in a man's vest

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defraud

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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briber

  • noun someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
    suborner.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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sexual_assault

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sex crime; sex offense.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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thieve

  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; glom; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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war_of_the_grand_alliance

  • noun an aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Holy Roman Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)
    War of the League of Augsburg.

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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edward

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Duke of Windsor.
  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward VII.

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sea_rover

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; pirate.

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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breach

  • noun a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
  • noun an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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housebreaking

  • noun trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
    break-in; breaking and entering.
  • verb train (a pet) to live cleanly in a house
    house-train; housebreak.

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shoplifter

  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    lifter; booster.

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friendly

  • noun troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
    • friendlies came to their rescue
  • adjective characteristic of or befitting a friend
    • friendly advice
    • a friendly neighborhood
    • the only friendly person here
    • a friendly host and hostess

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despoilment

  • noun the act of stripping and taking by force
    despoliation; spoilation; spoil; spoliation; despoilation.

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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buccaneering

  • noun hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it
    piracy.
    • air piracy
  • verb live like a buccaneer
    buccaneer.

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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cozenage

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    scam.

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infringement

  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    violation.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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reave

  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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northern_ireland

  • noun a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland

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fleece

  • noun the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    sheepskin.

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liability

  • noun the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; financial obligation.

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appropriation

  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting
    annexation.

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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recidivist

  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    repeater; habitual criminal.
  • noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
    backslider; reversionist.

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abduction

  • noun the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
  • noun (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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bluffer

  • noun a person who tries to bluff other people
    four-flusher.
  • adjective satellite very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
    sheer; bold; bluff.
    • a bluff headland
    • where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise
    • a sheer descent of rock

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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thirty_years'_war

  • noun a series of conflicts (1618-1648) between Protestants and Catholics starting in Germany and spreading until France and Denmark and Sweden were opposing the Holy Roman Empire and Spain

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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misdemeanour

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanor.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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heist

  • noun the act of stealing
    rip-off.
  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; stickup; holdup.

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housebreaker

  • noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    cat burglar.
  • noun a wrecker of houses
    housewrecker.
    • in England a housewrecker is called a housebreaker

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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six_day_war

  • noun tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israel emerged as a major power in the Middle East
    Six-Day War; Arab-Israeli War.

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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card_sharper

  • noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    sharpy; sharper; card shark; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharp; sharpie.

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napoleonic_wars

  • noun a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815

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hogan

  • noun a Navajo lodge covered with earth; traditionally built with the entrance facing east
  • noun United States golfer who won many major golf tournaments (1912-1997)
    William Benjamin Hogan; Ben Hogan.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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dodger

  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    fox; slyboots.
  • noun small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
    corn dab; corn dodger.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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fast_one

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    trick.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it

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war_of_the_roses

  • noun struggle for the English throne (1455-1485) between the house of York (white rose) and the house of Lancaster (red rose) ending with the accession of the Tudor monarch Henry VII
    Wars of the Roses.

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phoney

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; bogus; phony; fake.

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booty

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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undoer

  • noun a seducer who ruins a woman
    • she awoke in the arms of her cruel undoer
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    opener; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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encroachment

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; usurpation; intrusion.

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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unlawful

  • adjective satellite not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
    improper; unconventional.
    • an unconventional marriage
    • improper banking practices
  • adjective contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
    • unlawful measures
    • unlawful money
    • unlawful hunters

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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crook

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; outlaw; criminal; felon.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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pillaging

  • noun the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    plundering; pillage.
    • the plundering of the Parthenon
    • his plundering of the great authors
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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buccaneer

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    sea robber; pirate; sea rover.
  • verb live like a buccaneer

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marginal

  • adjective satellite at or constituting a border or edge
    fringy.
    • the marginal strip of beach
  • adjective satellite of questionable or minimal quality
    borderline.
    • borderline grades
    • marginal writing ability

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leakage

  • noun the discharge of a fluid from some container
    leak; outflow; escape.
    • they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe
    • he had to clean up the leak

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ransack

  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
  • verb search thoroughly
    comb.
    • They combed the area for the missing child

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pilferer

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; sneak thief.

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six-day_war

  • noun tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israel emerged as a major power in the Middle East
    Arab-Israeli War; Six Day War.

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rapist

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    raper.

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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victimization

  • noun adversity resulting from being made a victim
    • his victimization infuriated him
  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    exploitation; using; victimisation.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization

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safebreaker

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    cracksman; safecracker.

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fraud_in_fact

  • noun actual deceit; concealing something or making a false representation with an evil intent to cause injury to another
    positive fraud.

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desperado

  • noun a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
    desperate criminal.

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squeeze_play

  • noun an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    squeeze; power play.
    • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
  • noun a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch

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boodle

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
    Michigan; Newmarket; stops; Chicago.

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warfare

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    war.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun an active struggle between competing entities
    war.
    • a price war
    • a war of wits
    • diplomatic warfare

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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welsher

  • noun someone who swindles you by not repaying a debt or wager
    welcher.

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imitator

  • noun someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
    impersonator.
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; ape; emulator.

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burglarise

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burgle.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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tribute

  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    testimonial.
  • noun payment by one nation for protection by another

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dishonestly

  • adverb in a corrupt and deceitful manner
    deceitfully; venally.
    • he acted dishonestly when he gave the contract to his best friend

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badge

  • noun an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)
    • they checked everyone's badge before letting them in
  • noun any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)
    • wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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inducement

  • noun a positive motivational influence
    motivator; incentive.
  • noun act of bringing about a desired result
    inducing.
    • inducement of sleep

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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burglarize

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    heist; burglarise; burgle.

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trade_secret

  • noun a secret (method or device or formula) that gives a manufacturer an advantage over the competition

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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behavior

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; conduct.
  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behaviour.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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defalcation

  • noun the sum of money that is misappropriated
  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; peculation; misappropriation; misapplication.

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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fortune_hunter

  • noun a person who seeks wealth through marriage

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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telefelony

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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grenada

  • noun an island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea; an independent state within the British Commonwealth

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deceit

  • noun the quality of being fraudulent
    fraudulence.
  • noun a misleading falsehood
    misrepresentation; deception.

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burgle

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burglarise.

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psychotic_belief

  • noun (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
    delusion.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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con_man

  • noun a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    confidence man; con artist.

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hip_pocket

  • noun a pocket in rear of trousers

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dacoity

  • noun robbery by a gang of armed dacoits
    dakoity.

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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conviction

  • noun an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
    article of faith; strong belief.
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; sentence.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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looter

  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    spoiler; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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guilty

  • adjective responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
    • guilty of murder
    • the guilty person
    • secret guilty deeds
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of guilt
    hangdog; shamefaced; shamed.
    • a guilty look
    • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

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exploitation

  • noun the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
    development.
    • the development of Alaskan resources
    • the exploitation of copper deposits
  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    using; victimisation; victimization.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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edward_teach

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Teach; Edward Thatch; Blackbeard.

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vietnam

  • noun a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
    Annam; Viet Nam; Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  • noun a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
    Vietnam War.

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statutory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offence.

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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cat_burglar

  • noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    housebreaker.

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chino-japanese_war

  • noun a war between China and Japan (1894 and 1895) over the control of the Korean Peninsula; China was overwhelmingly defeated at Port Arthur
    Sino-Japanese War.

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franco-prussian_war

  • noun a war between France and Prussia that ended the Second Empire in France and led to the founding of modern Germany; 1870-1871

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accusative

  • noun the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
    accusative case; objective case.
  • adjective satellite containing or expressing accusation
    accusing; accusive; accusatory.
    • an accusitive forefinger
    • black accusatory looks
    • accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry
    • his accusing glare

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fraud_in_the_inducement

  • noun fraud which intentionally causes a person to execute and instrument or make an agreement or render a judgment; e.g., misleading someone about the true facts

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shorthand

  • noun a method of writing rapidly
    stenography; tachygraphy.
  • adjective satellite written in abbreviated or symbolic form
    • shorthand notes

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armed_robbery

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    stickup; heist; holdup.

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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armer

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committal

  • noun the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    consignment; commitment.
  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; perpetration.

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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boer_war

  • noun either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to regain the independence they had given up to obtain British help against the Zulus (1880-1881); the second when the Orange Free State and Transvaal declared war on Britain (1899-1902)

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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bribery

  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    graft.

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wharf

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; pier; wharfage.
  • verb provide with a wharf
    • Wharf the mouth of the river

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wrack

  • noun dried seaweed especially that cast ashore
  • noun the destruction or collapse of something
    rack.
    • wrack and ruin

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highjacker

  • noun someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    hijacker.
  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    hijacker; road agent; highwayman.

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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welch

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welsh.

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scam

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    cozenage.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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amerasia

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sex_crime

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sexual assault; sex offense.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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graverobber

  • noun someone who steals valuables from graves or crypts
  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    body snatcher; ghoul.

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
    • I have confidence in our team
    • confidence is always borrowed, never owned

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cheating

  • noun a deception for profit to yourself
    cheat.
  • verb deprive somebody of something by deceit
    cheat; rip off; chisel.
    • The con-man beat me out of $50
    • This salesman ripped us off!
    • we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    • They chiseled me out of my money

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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sharper

  • noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    card sharper; sharpy; card shark; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharp; sharpie.
  • adjective satellite (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
    sharp; crisp.
    • a sharp photographic image
    • the sharp crack of a twig
    • the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot

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positive

  • noun the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    positive degree.
  • noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

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lying

  • noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
    prevarication; fabrication.
  • verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    lie.

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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simoleons

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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ravage

  • noun (usually plural) a destructive action
    depredation.
    • the ravages of time
    • the depredations of age and disease
  • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
    harry.

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peddler

  • noun someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
    pitchman; hawker; packman; pedlar.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; pusher.

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laying

  • noun the production of eggs (especially in birds)
    egg laying.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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dacoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dakoit.

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racketeer

  • noun someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)
  • verb carry on illegal business activities involving crime

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lafitte

  • noun French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
    Laffite; Jean Laffite; Jean Lafitte.

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retaking

  • noun the act of taking something back
    recapture.
  • verb take back by force, as after a battle
    retake; recapture.
    • The military forces managed to recapture the fort

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maniscalco

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defendant

  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    suspect.

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blackbeard

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Teach; Edward Teach; Edward Thatch.

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jail_bird

  • noun a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
    jailbird; gaolbird.

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griew

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shipwreck

  • noun a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
  • noun an irretrievable loss
    • that was the shipwreck of their romance

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stickup_man

  • noun an armed thief
    holdup man.

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spoilation

  • noun the act of stripping and taking by force
    despoliation; spoil; spoliation; despoilation; despoilment.

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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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actus

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missile

  • noun a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
  • noun a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
    projectile.

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possession

  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    ownership.
  • noun anything owned or possessed

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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lucre

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; profit; earnings; net; profits; net income.

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outlawry

  • noun illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law
    lawlessness.

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parolee

  • noun someone released on probation or on parole
    probationer.

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fingered

  • adjective having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination
    • the fingered roots of giant trees
    • rosy-fingered
    • three-fingered cartoon characters
  • verb feel or handle with the fingers
    finger; thumb.
    • finger the binding of the book

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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pretense

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; dissembling; feigning.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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plagiarism

  • noun a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
  • noun the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
    piracy; plagiarization; plagiarisation.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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raider

  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    spoiler; looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter.
  • noun a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management

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home_invasion

  • noun burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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dakoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dacoit.

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constructive_fraud

  • noun comprises all acts or omissions or concealments involving breach of equitable or legal duty or trust or confidence
    legal fraud.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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terroristic

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jailbird

  • noun a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
    gaolbird; jail bird.

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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war_of_nerves

  • noun the use of psychological tactics to destroy the opponents' morale
    psychological warfare.

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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slovenly

  • adjective satellite negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt
    frowsy; frowzy.
    • filled the door with her frowzy bulk
    • frowzy white hair
    • slovenly appearance

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cybercrime

  • noun crime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person's identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs

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plagiarist

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    pirate; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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violence

  • noun an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
    force.
    • he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one
  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; furiousness; wildness; fierceness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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proprietary

  • noun an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    proprietorship.
  • adjective protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights
    • `Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form

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hundred_years'_war

  • noun the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337-1453

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accessary

  • noun someone who helps another person commit a crime
    accessory.
  • adjective satellite aiding and abetting in a crime
    accessory.
    • he was charged with being accessory to the crime

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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organized

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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victimless_crime

  • noun an act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims
    • he considers prostitution to be a victimless crime

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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mayhem

  • noun the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
  • noun violent and needless disturbance
    havoc.

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indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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minimum

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    lower limit.
  • noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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hudud

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudood.

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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con_artist

  • noun a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    confidence man; con man.

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rustler

  • noun someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)
    cattle thief.

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wangler

  • noun a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
    finagler.

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rape

  • noun Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
    colza; Brassica napus.
  • noun the act of despoiling a country in warfare
    rapine.

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counterfeit

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    forgery.
  • verb make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    forge; fake.
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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confidential

  • adjective satellite entrusted with private information and the confidence of another
    • a confidential secretary
  • adjective satellite (of information) given in confidence or in secret
    secret.
    • this arrangement must be kept confidential
    • their secret communications

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skyjack

  • verb subject an aircraft to air piracy
    • the plane was skyjacked to Uzbekistan

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peculation

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; defalcation; misappropriation; misapplication.

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toughie

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; hood.
  • noun a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
    poser; sticker; stumper.

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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breaking

  • noun the act of breaking something
    break; breakage.
    • the breakage was unavoidable
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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clip_artist

  • noun a swindler who fleeces the victim

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owner

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    proprietor.
    • he is the owner of a chain of restaurants
  • noun a person who owns something
    possessor.
    • they are searching for the owner of the car
    • who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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bioattack

  • noun the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
    biologic attack; BW; biological attack; biological warfare.

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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wale

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; weal; welt.
  • noun thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
    strake.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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purloinment

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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tazir_crime

  • noun (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way
    • in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation

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despoilation

  • noun the act of stripping and taking by force
    despoliation; spoilation; spoil; spoliation; despoilment.

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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tangible

  • adjective perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
    touchable.
    • skin with a tangible roughness
  • adjective satellite capable of being treated as fact
    real.
    • tangible evidence
    • his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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edward_thatch

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Teach; Edward Teach; Blackbeard.

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hink

A reaping hook. Knight.

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wrecking

  • noun the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
    razing.
  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; laying waste; ruin; ruining.

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putsch

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; takeover; coup d'etat.

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confidence_man

  • noun a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    con artist; con man.

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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accessory

  • noun clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    accouterment; accoutrement.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; appurtenance.

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perjury

  • noun criminal offense of making false statements under oath
    lying under oath; bearing false witness.

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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beroving

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men

  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; workforce.
  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male; man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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invasion

  • noun the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    encroachment; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts

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cabbage

  • noun any of various types of cabbage
    chou.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; pelf; lolly; bread.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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brigand

  • noun an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
    bandit.

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extortion

  • noun an exorbitant charge
  • noun unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)
    • the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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humbug

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.
  • noun communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive
    snake oil.

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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actus_reus

  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    misconduct; wrongful conduct; wrongdoing.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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drug_peddler

  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler; pusher.

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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role_player

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; fake; pretender; sham.
  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; histrion; actor.

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laffite

  • noun French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
    Jean Laffite; Jean Lafitte; Lafitte.

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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strafrecht

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larceny

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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assailant

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; aggressor; assaulter.

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jail

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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war_of_the_austrian_succession

  • noun Prussia and Austria fought over Silesia and most of the rest of Europe took sides; 1740-1748

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regulatory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offence; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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draft_animal

  • noun an animal used for pulling heavy loads

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operations

  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    operation.
    • that rule is no longer in operation

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violator

  • noun someone who violates the law
    law offender; lawbreaker.
  • noun someone who assaults others sexually
    ravisher; debaucher.

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manslayer

  • noun a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
    murderer; liquidator.

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theft

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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offence

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offensive.
  • noun the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
    offense.

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mail_fraud

  • noun use of the mails to defraud someone

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consent

  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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misdemeanor

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanour.

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laying_waste

  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; ruin; ruining; wrecking.

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petty_larceny

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty.

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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embezzlement

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    peculation; defalcation; misappropriation; misapplication.

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beguile

  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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dough

  • noun a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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committee

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    commission.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    citizens committee.

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bunco

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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grand_theft

  • noun larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    grand larceny.

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plagiarise

  • verb take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
    plagiarize; lift.

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arrogation

  • noun seizure by the government
    confiscation.

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sheepbiter

One who practices petty thefts. Obs. Shak.
There are political sheepbiters as well as pastoral; betrayers of public trusts as well as of private. L'Estrange.

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international_jihad

  • noun a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    jihad; jehad.

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raw_wood

  • noun wood that is not finished or painted

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thuggery

  • noun violent or brutal acts as of thugs

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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gangster's_moll

  • noun the girlfriend of a gangster
    gun moll; moll.

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destroyer

  • noun a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
    guided missile destroyer.
  • noun a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
    ruiner; uprooter; waster; undoer.
    • a destroyer of the environment
    • jealousy was his undoer
    • uprooters of gravestones

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plagiarizer

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    pirate; plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser.

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thief

  • noun a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
    stealer.

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pickings

  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    taking.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking; pick.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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russo-japanese_war

  • noun Japanese victory in the war with Russia (1904-1905) gave Japan power over Korea and Manchuria

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nonstealing

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defrauder

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    gouger; chiseller; chiseler; swindler; scammer; grifter.

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ruining

  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; laying waste; ruin; wrecking.
  • verb destroy completely; damage irreparably
    destroy; ruin.
    • You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!
    • The tears ruined her make-up

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van

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; new wave.
  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    vanguard.

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desperate_criminal

  • noun a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
    desperado.

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grand_larceny

  • noun larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    grand theft.

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trojan_war

  • noun (Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy; the Greeks sailed to Troy to recover Helen of Troy, the beautiful wife of Menelaus who had been abducted by Paris; after ten years the Greeks (via the Trojan Horse) achieved final victory and burned Troy to the ground
    • the story of the Trojan War is told in Homer's Iliad

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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punic_war

  • noun one of the three wars between Carthage and Rome that resulted in the destruction of Carthage and its annexation by Rome; 264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 149-146 BC

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fool

  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    saphead; sap; tomfool; muggins.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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fourth

  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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bodysnatching

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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embezzler

  • noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
    defalcator; peculator.

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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whipsaw

  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; two-man saw; two-handed saw.
  • verb victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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qualified

  • adjective meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task
    • many qualified applicants for the job
  • verb prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    qualify; measure up.

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indecent

  • adjective satellite not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
    unbecoming; uncomely; indecorous; unseemly; untoward.
    • was buried with indecent haste
    • indecorous behavior
    • language unbecoming to a lady
    • unseemly to use profanity
    • moved to curb their untoward ribaldry
  • adjective offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
    • an earthy but not indecent story
    • an indecent gesture

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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extortionist

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    blackmailer; extortioner.

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secure

  • verb get by special effort
    procure.
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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seven_years'_war

  • noun a war of England and Prussia against France and Austria (1756-1763); Britain and Prussia got the better of it

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reproach

  • noun a mild rebuke or criticism
    • words of reproach
  • noun disgrace or shame
    • he brought reproach upon his family

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unauthorized

  • adjective not endowed with authority
    unauthorised.
  • adjective satellite without official authorization
    unauthorised; wildcat.
    • an unauthorized strike
    • wildcat work stoppage

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purloin

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; filch; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; hook; lift; snarf; cabbage; nobble.

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lettuce

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Lactuca

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straw_man

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; nominal head; front; strawman; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    strawman.

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impersonator

  • noun someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
    imitator.

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jean_laffite

  • noun French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
    Laffite; Jean Lafitte; Lafitte.

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fiddle

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    violin.
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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shekels

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Israel
    shekel.

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treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; high treason.
  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; traitorousness.

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hijack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    highjack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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piratical

  • adjective characteristic of pirates
    • piratical attackers
  • adjective characteristic of piracy
    • piratical editions of my book

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drug_dealer

  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug trafficker; peddler; pusher.

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punishable

  • adjective satellite liable to or deserving punishment
    • punishable offenses
  • adjective satellite subject to punishment by law
    penal.
    • a penal offense

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spoil

  • noun (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
    • to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
    spoilage; spoiling.
    • her spoiling my dress was deliberate

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clams

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
    clam.

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harlotry

  • noun offering sexual intercourse for pay
    prostitution; whoredom.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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allah

The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.

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confidence_trick

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; con.

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related

  • adjective being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
    related to.
    • painting and the related arts
    • school-related activities
    • related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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bradley

  • noun United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
    Thomas Bradley; Tom Bradley.
  • noun United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
    Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Bradley.

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four-flusher

  • noun a person who tries to bluff other people
    bluffer.

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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thirteen

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one
    long dozen; 13; XIII; baker's dozen.
  • adjective satellite being one more than twelve
    13; xiii.

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entering

  • noun a movement into or inward
    entrance.
  • noun the act of entering
    entry; entrance; incoming; ingress.
    • she made a grand entrance

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information_warfare

  • noun the use of information or information technology during a time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries
    IW.
    • not everyone agrees that information warfare is limited to the realm of traditional warfare

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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insurance

  • noun promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
  • noun written contract or certificate of insurance
    policy; insurance policy.
    • you should have read the small print on your policy

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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canada

A small cañon; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley. Local, Western U. S.

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wetboek

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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stick_up

  • verb rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
    hold up.
  • verb defend against attack or criticism
    stand up.
    • He stood up for his friend
    • She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student

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profit

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; earnings; net; profits; net income.
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    gain.

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kidnaper

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; abductor; kidnapper.

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gun_moll

  • noun the girlfriend of a gangster
    moll; gangster's moll.

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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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ruin

  • noun an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    ruination.
    • you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • noun a ruined building
    • they explored several Roman ruins

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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scaling

  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
    grading.
  • noun act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale

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verdict

  • noun (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
    finding of fact.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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rea

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blowzy

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
    blowsy; slatternly; sluttish.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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imprisonment

  • noun putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment
  • noun the state of being imprisoned
    immurement; incarceration; captivity.
    • he was held in captivity until he died
    • the imprisonment of captured soldiers
    • his ignominious incarceration in the local jail
    • he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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yom_kippur_war

  • noun Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur); Israel counterattacked and drove the Syrians back and crossed the Suez Canal into Egypt
    Arab-Israeli War.

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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usurper

  • noun one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
    supplanter.

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carcase

  • noun the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
    carcass.

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abductor

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; kidnapper; kidnaper.
  • noun a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
    abductor muscle.

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jockey

  • noun someone employed to ride horses in horse races
  • noun an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus
    • he's a truck jockey
    • a computer jockey
    • a disc jockey

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cookie

  • noun any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
    cooky; biscuit.
  • noun the cook on a ranch or at a camp
    cooky.

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regulatory_offence

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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pilferage

  • noun the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

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regulatory

  • adjective satellite restricting according to rules or principles
    regulative.
    • a regulatory gene

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deception

  • noun a misleading falsehood
    deceit; misrepresentation.
  • noun the act of deceiving
    deceit; dissimulation; dissembling.

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strawman

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; straw man; nominal head; front; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    straw man.

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bootlegger

  • noun someone who makes or sells illegal liquor
    moonshiner.

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implication

  • noun something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    deduction; entailment.
    • his resignation had political implications
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; significance.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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sex_offense

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sex crime; sexual assault.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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transgressor

  • noun someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command
    • the way of transgressors is hard

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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uprooter

  • noun a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
    ruiner; waster; undoer; destroyer.
    • a destroyer of the environment
    • jealousy was his undoer
    • uprooters of gravestones

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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false_pretense

  • noun (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
    false pretence.

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sir_henry_morgan

  • noun a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
    Henry Morgan; Morgan.

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sandbagger

  • noun someone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you

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retail

  • noun the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale
  • verb be sold at the retail level
    • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each

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extrinsic

  • adjective not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
    • extrinsic evidence
    • an extrinsic feature of the new building
    • that style is something extrinsic to the subject
    • looking for extrinsic aid

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scarf

  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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turpin

  • noun English highwayman (1706-1739)
    Dick Turpin.

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ruination

  • noun an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    ruin.
    • you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • noun an event that results in destruction
    ruin.

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capital_offense

  • noun a crime so serious that capital punishment is considered appropriate

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isbn

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mountebank

  • noun a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
    charlatan.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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had_crime

  • noun (Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran
    • Had crimes include apostasy from Islam and murder and theft and adultery

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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cracksman

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    safecracker; safebreaker.

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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victimless

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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wire-puller

  • noun one who uses secret influence (i.e. pulls wires or strings) for his own ends

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filch

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; snarf; cabbage; nobble.

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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kleptolagnia

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biological_attack

  • noun the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
    biologic attack; BW; biological warfare; bioattack.

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cutpurse

  • noun a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
    pickpocket; dip.

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klephtism

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psychotic

  • noun a person afflicted with psychosis
    psychotic person; psycho.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from psychosis

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war_of_greek_independence

  • noun the Greeks rebelled against Turkish rule in 1821; with the support of England and France and Russia they won independence in 1828 at Navarino (although the country included only half its present size)

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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swipe

  • noun a sweeping stroke or blow
  • verb strike with a swiping motion

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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breach_of_the_peace

  • noun any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
    disorderly behavior; disturbance of the peace; disorderly conduct.

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oyster_bed

  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    oyster park; oyster bank.

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forgery

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    counterfeit.
  • noun criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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assumption

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; premise.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; supposition.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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recapture

  • noun a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
  • noun the act of taking something back
    retaking.

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carousel

  • noun a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers
    luggage carrousel; luggage carousel; carrousel.
  • noun a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
    roundabout; whirligig; carrousel; merry-go-round.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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gaolbird

  • noun a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
    jailbird; jail bird.

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furacity

Addictedness to theft; thievishness. Obs.

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booster

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; supporter; friend.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who is an active supporter and advocate
    plugger; promoter.

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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offensive

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offence.
  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    violative.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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plunderage

  • noun the act of plundering (especially the embezzlement of goods on shipboard)

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rolling

  • noun a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    peal; pealing; roll.
  • noun the act of robbing a helpless person
    • he was charged with rolling drunks in the park

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plagiaristic

  • adjective satellite copied and passed off as your own
    plagiarized; plagiarised.
    • used plagiarized data in his thesis
    • a work dotted with plagiarized phrases

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bulldog

  • noun a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
    English bulldog.
  • verb attack viciously and ferociously

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repent

  • verb turn away from sin or do penitence
    atone.
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    regret; rue.

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vietnam_war

  • noun a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
    Vietnam.

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two-timer

  • noun someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; traitor; betrayer; double-dealer.

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waster

  • noun someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
    wastrel.
  • noun a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
    ruiner; uprooter; undoer; destroyer.
    • a destroyer of the environment
    • jealousy was his undoer
    • uprooters of gravestones

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snatch

  • noun a small fragment
    bit.
    • overheard snatches of their conversation
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; twat; slit; cunt.

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flimflam

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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fraud_in_the_factum

  • noun fraud that arises from a disparity between the instrument intended to be executed and the instrument actually executed; e.g., leading someone to sign the wrong contract

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bearing_false_witness

  • noun criminal offense of making false statements under oath
    perjury; lying under oath.

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watch_pocket

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    fob.

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gyp

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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wharf_rat

  • noun someone who lives near wharves and lives by pilfering from ships or warehouses
  • noun brown rat that infests wharves

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shell_game

  • noun a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
    thimblerig.

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misappropriation

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; peculation; defalcation; misapplication.
  • noun wrongful borrowing
    • his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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looting

  • noun plundering during riots or in wartime
    robbery.
  • verb take illegally; of intellectual property
    plunder; loot.
    • This writer plundered from famous authors

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criminalness

  • noun the state of being a criminal
    criminality; criminalism.

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floozie

  • noun a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
    floozy; streetwalker; slattern; street girl; hooker; hustler.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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rapine

  • noun the act of despoiling a country in warfare
    rape.

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aggressor

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; assaulter.
  • noun a confident assertive person who acts as instigator

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twoc

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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shill

  • noun a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
  • verb act as a shill
    • The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up

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swindler

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    gouger; chiseller; chiseler; defrauder; scammer; grifter.

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reus

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assaulter

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; aggressor.

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snitcher

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    sneak thief; pilferer.
  • noun someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    sneaker; stool pigeon; canary; sneak; stoolpigeon; fink; stoolie; snitch.

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hallucination

  • noun illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
  • noun a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea
    delusion.
    • he has delusions of competence
    • his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination

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sluttishness

  • noun in the manner of a slattern
    slatternliness.

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oath

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    swearing.

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jehad

  • noun a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    jihad; international jihad.
  • noun a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
    jihad.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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take_over

  • verb seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
    assume; arrogate; usurp; seize.
    • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
    • he usurped my rights
    • She seized control of the throne after her husband died
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    assume; take on; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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gerrymander

  • noun an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)
  • verb divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts

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victimize

  • verb make a victim of
    victimise.
    • I was victimized by this con-man
  • verb punish unjustly
    victimise.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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substantial

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    significant.
    • won by a substantial margin
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantive.
    • substantial equivalents

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welcher

  • noun someone who swindles you by not repaying a debt or wager
    welsher.

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turner

  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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unpaid

  • adjective not paid
    • unpaid wages
    • an unpaid bill
  • adjective satellite without payment
    volunteer.
    • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    • a volunteer fire department

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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prohibit

  • verb command against
    forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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whoredom

  • noun offering sexual intercourse for pay
    harlotry; prostitution.

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bailee

  • noun the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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bunco_game

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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d'etat

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chemical_warfare

  • noun warfare using chemical agents to kill or injure or incapacitate the enemy
    chemical operations.

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rook

  • noun (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
    castle.
  • noun common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
    Corvus frugilegus.

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holdup_man

  • noun an armed thief
    stickup man.

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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highjacking

  • noun robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
    hijacking.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    hijack; commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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aggravating

  • adjective satellite making worse
    exacerbating; exasperating.
  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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appropriate

  • verb give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
    set aside; earmark; allow; reserve.
    • I will earmark this money for your research
    • She sets aside time for meditation every day
  • verb take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    capture; conquer; seize.
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle

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arrogator

  • noun a person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess

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stealer

  • noun a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
    thief.

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cozen

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    lead on; deceive; delude.
  • verb act with artful deceit

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blackmailer

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    extortionist; extortioner.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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glom

  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!
  • verb seize upon or latch onto something
    • The Republicans glommed onto Whitewater

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james

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James IV.
  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James II.

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october_revolution

  • noun the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
    Russian Revolution.

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lese_majesty

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    high treason; treason.

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pillage

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; prize; plunder; dirty money; loot.
  • noun the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    plundering; pillaging.
    • the plundering of the Parthenon
    • his plundering of the great authors

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war_crime

  • noun a crime committed in wartime; violation of rules of war

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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quota

  • noun a prescribed number
    • all the salesmen met their quota for the month
  • noun a proportional share assigned to each participant

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victoria

(Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet.

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filch

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; snarf; cabbage; nobble.

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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rip_off

  • verb deprive somebody of something by deceit
    cheat; chisel.
    • The con-man beat me out of $50
    • This salesman ripped us off!
    • we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    • They chiseled me out of my money

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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bunko_game

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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intrinsic

  • adjective belonging to a thing by its very nature
    intrinsical.
    • form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
  • adjective satellite situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts
    • intrinsic muscles

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oyster

  • noun marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
  • noun edible body of any of numerous oysters
    huitre.

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shrinkage

  • noun process or result of becoming less or smaller
    shrinking.
    • the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage
  • noun the amount by which something shrinks

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moolah

  • noun informal terms for money
    wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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positive_fraud

  • noun actual deceit; concealing something or making a false representation with an evil intent to cause injury to another
    fraud in fact.

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hypocrite

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    phoney; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.

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telecommunication

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecom.
  • noun (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance

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seize

  • verb take hold of; grab
    clutch; prehend.
    • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
    • She clutched her purse
    • The mother seized her child by the arm
    • Birds of prey often seize small mammals
  • verb take or capture by force
    • The terrorists seized the politicians
    • The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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impostor

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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ghoul

  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    graverobber; body snatcher.
  • noun an evil spirit or ghost

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civil_war

  • noun a war between factions in the same country

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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street-walk

  • verb walk the streets in search of customers
    streetwalk.
    • The prostitute is street-walking every night

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subsequent

  • adjective following in time or order
    • subsequent developments

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korean_war

  • noun a war between North and South Korea; South Korea was aided by the United States and other members of the United Nations; 1950-1953

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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sneak_thief

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; pilferer.

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criminal_offence

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; crime; law-breaking; offense.
    • a long record of crimes

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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chiseller

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    gouger; chiseler; defrauder; swindler; scammer; grifter.

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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usurp

  • verb seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
    assume; arrogate; take over; seize.
    • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
    • he usurped my rights
    • She seized control of the throne after her husband died
  • verb take the place of
    • gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke

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padder

  • noun a highwayman who robs on foot
    footpad.

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despoliation

  • noun the act of stripping and taking by force
    spoilation; spoil; spoliation; despoilation; despoilment.

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cheat

  • noun weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
    darnel; bearded darnel; Lolium temulentum; tare.
  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    Bromus secalinus; chess.

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rifle

  • noun a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
    • he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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gulf_war

  • noun a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
    Persian Gulf War.
  • noun a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution
    Iran-Iraq War.

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trespass

  • noun a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; encroachment; usurpation; intrusion.

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moon_curser

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    runner; contrabandist; smuggler; moon-curser.

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traitor

  • noun someone who betrays his country by committing treason
    treasonist.
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; betrayer; double-dealer; two-timer.