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Word: pilfer

Definition: steal things of small value; filch; snitch


More Vocab Words

::: eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
::: diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
::: recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: abeyance - suspended action
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good