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thievery

thee vuh ree

  • n  the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

  • But he did not get along with Boers or blacks; his cattle did not thrive; he could not afford the guards the Boers maintained against native thievery; and finally his old wound .
  • Today the countries of the world officially operate on more elevated principlesbut art thievery thrives as never before.
  • He had been barred from local stores because of his thievery.
News & Articles

  • Whitey Bulger Trial Starts With Claims Of Murder, Thievery, Torture, Corruption
    Federal prosecutors on Wednesday opened a trial that many thought would never take place with a frightening account of what they claim were decades of cold-blooded murder and thievery by notorious crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger.        
    June 12, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • Olympians Run Wild in Quarterfinal Victory
    Bradford, Vt. — The 14th-seeded Rice Memorial High softball team was able to steal a win over No. 4 Windsor in the first round of the Vermont Division III state tournament Tuesday. In yesterday’s quarterfinal, the thievery was all Oxbow’s.
    June 8, 2013 - Valley News
  • Echo Park lotuses will bloom again thanks to theft
    When Echo Park reopens following a makeover, its lake's famous lotus flowers will bloom again thanks to an act of thievery by a prudent Los Angeles horticulturist.
    June 6, 2013 - Channel 8 San Diego
Quotes

  • George Foreman in Forbes
    I'd never even seen a river before,Foreman said. "I stood on the side of the Rogue River and started to dream, and all of the violence, the thievery, sort of went down the river and flowed away from me."
  • Calvin Ayre in Online Casino Advisory
    That all said, the innocents as always are paying a horrendous price for this elite thievery and I think the global online gaming community has a duty to do something,writes Ayre.
  • Dmitry Medvedev in AFP
    Bribery, thievery, mental and spiritual laziness, drunkenness are sins insulting our traditions,Medvedev wrote in the article published on the liberal news website Gazeta.ru in September.

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