Filch and Snatch


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Filch verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: too hungry to wait until the party had started, he filched a cookie from the buffet table when no one was looking

Snatch is a synonym for filch in action topic. In some cases you can use "Snatch" instead the word "Filch" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like crimes. popular alternative
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Snatch verb – To take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly.
Filch is a synonym for snatch in steal topic. You can use "Filch" instead the word "Snatch" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as walk away with, crimes. popular alternative
Nearby Words: snatching, snatched
Synonyms for Snatch

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cards filch cards snatch cards

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