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Word: filch

Definition: steal (things of small value)


More Vocab Words

::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: mimicry - imitation
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.