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Word: pilfer

Definition: steal things of small value; filch; snitch


More Vocab Words

::: outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock