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lift, Inf crib, forge; counterfeit, Brit. Inf. coin.
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(usu. of persons) abduct, kidnap, SI. snatch, make off with, carry off, rape, seize; (usu. in reference to military service) impress, press, conscript, Naut. shanghai, crimp.
4. swindle, defraud, cheat, fleece,
Inf. flimflam, rook, bilk, Inf welsh, Archaic, chouse, Inf. do out of, Inf. gyp, Inf. bunko, Inf. diddle, Inf. take, Inf. take [s.o.] for a ride, take [s.o.] to the cleaners, SI. pluck, SI. chisel, SI. clip.
5. victimize, take in, take advantage of,
Inf. euchre out of, put across or over on, foist, palm off on, SI. con, SI. screw, SI. bag.
6. plunder, despoil, spoliate, pillage, ravage, harry, ransack, sack, loot, gut, fleece, strip, rifle; pirate, freeboot, buccaneer, privateer, filibuster.
7. poach, deerjack; smuggle, bootleg,
Inf sneak [s.t.] in.
8. mooch, sponge, scrounge, freeload.

thievery, n. 1. stealing, pilferage, pilfering, filching, purloinging, theft, thieving, Inf. snitching, Law. larceny, SI. swiping, SI. copping; shoplifting, palming, SI. boosting; purse-snatching.
2. peculation, embezzlement, misappropriation; swindling, defrauding, bilking, fleecing, sharking,
SI. conning, thimblerigging, cardsharping, SI. hustling; fraud, swindle, confidence game.
3. extortion, usury, blackmail, shakedown, bloodsucking, leeching, rapacity.
4. forgery, counterfeiting; plagiarism, pirating,
Inf. copying.
5. robbery, burglary,
Inf. hold-up, SI. stick-up, Inf mugging, break-in; breaking and entering, safecracking, second-story work.
6. brigandage, piracy, buccaneering, freebooting, banditry, highway robbery,
Obs. latrociny, privateering, filibustering, U.S. Inf. (usu. of cattle) rustling.
7. plundering, plunderage, rapine, pillage, depredation, spoliation, despoliation, despoilment,
Obs. direption; ravaging, harrying, marauding, sacking, Rare, sackage, laying waste, devastation, desolation; raid, razzia, foray; foraging, looting, ravishment, seizure, grab, rape.
8. commandeering, hijacking, skyjacking, air
or sky piracy; (usu. of persons) abduction, kidnapping, SI. snatch, capture, impressment, conscription, man-stealing, child-stealing; (all of animals) poaching, deer-jacking, petnapping, dognapping.
9. expropriation, appropriation, arrogation, usurpation, accroachment, assumption; dispossession, deprivation, deprival, divestiture, bereavement.
10. thievishness,
Psychol, kleptomania; (among animals) cleptobiosis, lestobiosis.

thievish, adj. 1. light-fingered, sticky-fingered, Rare, kleptic, Humorous, furacious; thieving, pilfering; piratical, plundering, pillaging, marauding; preying, predatory, predatious, rapacious.
2. stealthy, furtive, clandestine, surreptitious, secretive; sneaking, slippery, sly, evasive.
3. dishonest, fraudulent, underhand, underhanded; unprincipled, unscrupulous, crooked, corrupt.

thievishness, n. 1. Psychol, kleptomania, Humorous. furacity or furaciousness; All Inf. sticky fingers, light fingers, itching palm.
2. rapacity, rapaciousness, ravenousness, ravening; greed, avarice, avariciousness, acquisitiveness.
3. dishonesty, fraudulence, underhandedness; knavery, roguery, villainy, unscrupulousness; corruptibility, bribability, venality.

thimbleful, adj. capful, spoonful, teaspoonful, mouthful, swallow, sip, sup, drop, droplet; dab. dot, spot, bit, bite, mite, pinch, dash, trifle; touch, tinge, trace, suspicion, soupcon, suggestion; morsel, piece, fragment, scrap, crumb, grain, granule, particle, moit, mote; speck, fleck, smidgen, Inf. smitch, jot, whit, iota; minimum, pittance, modicum, driblet,

thin, adj. 1. thinnish, lean, spare, attenuate, attenuated; narrow, slender, slim, gracile, svelte, lithe, graceful; slight, wispy, wisplike; skinny, twiggy, thin as a reed or rail, narrow as an arrow, thin as six o'clock, slender as a thread, too skinny to throw a shadow, skin-and-bones, fleshless; gaunt, lank, lanky, bony, rawboned, skeletal; spindly, spindle-legged, spindle-shanked, SI. chicken-legged, gangling, gangly, weedy; scrawny, scraggy, looking like a plucked chicken; scrubby, puny, runty, undersized, undergrown, small, stunted; light, underweight, undernourished, underfed, half-starved, starved-looking; hollowcheeked, pinched, withered, shriveled, shrunken, wasted, emaciate, emaciated.

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