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plagiarize

verb adopt as one's own, apply to one's own uses, appropriate, avail oneself of, borrow dishonestly, copy from, counterfeit, duplicate, expropriate, fabricate, follow as a model, forge, imitate, infringe, paraphrase, pass off another's ideas as one's own, pass off another's writings as one's own, pirate, reduplicate, steal
See also: copy, fake, pirate, steal
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The New York Times reported that the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel was tipped off to Goeglein's plagiarizing by a blogger in Michigan who noticed similarities in a Goeglein column and a piece that appeared in the Dartmouth Review.
Zack Asack isn't really the name of the Duke QB just suspended for plagiarizing, is it?
Accused of plagiarizing material in her chick-lit book, How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life, Viswanathan defended herself by saying that she did not intend to snag words from other authors.
As the pressure to succeed in school has increased, so has the incidence of cheating on tests and plagiarizing in term papers (see pp.
As an author and artist I was appalled by Dan O'Neill's disingenuous rationalizations for plagiarizing Disney ("Disney's War Against the Counterculture," December).
Often, if you're caught plagiarizing the content of another site, you receive a cease-and-desist letter from a lawyer.
Had that wording been appropriated from an unacknowledged published source, the answer would be no--he would be plagiarizing.
Instead, the novelist leaches the girl for material for a new novel, plagiarizing her diary and spying on her trashy rendezvous.
Almost the same amount (72 percent) had reported plagiarizing written assignments or submitting classwork done by someone else.