Purloin and Rifle


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Purloin verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: the studio stepped up security, fearing that someone might attempt to purloin a copy of the script for the show's season finale

Rifle and purloin are semantically related in steal topic. In some cases you can use "Rifle" instead a verb "Purloin".
Nearby Word: purloining
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Rifle verb – To look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something.
Purloin and rifle are semantically related in steal topic. You can use "Purloin" instead a verb "Rifle", if it concerns topics such as criminality.
Nearby Words: rifled, rifling
Synonyms for Rifle
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Rifle and Purloin. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 24, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/purloin/rifle
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