kleptomaniac


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kleptomaniac

noun criminal, lawbreaker, lifter, offender, petty thief, pilferer, pillager, purloiner, stealer, thief, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: shoplifting
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Kleptomaniac: Who's Really Robbing God Anyway is an educational book that tackles a religious taboo subject such as tithing and adds more information to an under-saturated subject in the book world concerning tithing.
The case of the kleptomaniac is a version of (11) and is a counterexample to principle 13.
Rowan, a recent high school grad and kleptomaniac, is preparing for her last wild summer before college.
Murdoch has been vocal about his distaste for Google, referring to the ubiquitous search engine as a "parasite" and "content kleptomaniac."
"But as the series progressed she became a kleptomaniac and was as mad as the rest of them really," laughs Whitfield, who looks and sounds remarkable given that she celebrated her 86th birthday last month.
These stories vary widely, from the fantastic--an entire town populated only by honest people, a kleptomaniac translator who steals fictional objects from the books he translates, a venerable scholar who can sleep only during lectures--to more commonplace situations.
There was the kleptomaniac, with his penchant for Post-its.
Montreal bass Gregory Atkinson proved to be an ideal sidekick as Rosina's kleptomaniac music teacher, Don Basilio.
Also somewhat unhinged, Omar -- who imagines an Oriental ensemble to be performing a permanent soundtrack in this salon -- calls his sweet-natured wife "Monster." Ultimately the kleptomaniac short order cook Mohamad relieves Khaled of his burden.
The game features the powerful Create-a-Sim tool that allows players to create with personality traits, including brave, artistic, kleptomaniac, clumsy, paranoid and romantic.
It's been plundered by neighboring thieves and kleptomaniac relations; unable to restrain their fascination with one of grandma's raccoon pelts.
Our expectation is that one's genetic makeup might make one more inclined to be an arsonist, or might make one more inclined to be a kleptomaniac. Do I think that they can be changed?