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Word: pilfer

Definition: steal things of small value; filch; snitch


More Vocab Words

::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
::: convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: deluge - flood; rush; V.
::: panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
::: braggadocio - boasting