larcenous


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larcenous

adjective brigandish, burglarious, dishonest, felonious, fraudulent, lawbreaking, piratic, piratical, plundering, plunderous, predaceous, predatory, privateering, rapacious, ravaging, thieving, thievish
Associated concepts: larcenous intent
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Once proud and independent watchdogs, reporters, editors and producers have been reduced to little more than lap dogs for larcenous, Wall Street-driven corporations and manipulative government officials from Ronald Reagan to Bill Clinton whose handlers have become practiced spinners of the truth.
Like the dream that hounds the boy: who climbs the larcenous ladder to the shelf is caught by the foot...
But pretty soon the larcenous lawmen find they are Number One suspects in a drugs probe.
If you omit hiring that employee called Nobody, underminer of profits, growth, and company morale, you have a much better chance of avoiding the fate of all those employers whose larcenous employees put them into debt or out of business.
If you don't hire that employee called Nobody, underminer of profits, growth, and company morale, you have a much better chance of avoiding the fate of all those employers whose larcenous employees put them into debt or out of business.
The on-the-road chapters are masterpieces of observation, whether external--the hotel rooms, a restored fort, a larcenous hitchhiker--and the internal--Roberta/Olivia's emotional state.
Black responded by accusing Dominion Store employees of being "slovenly" and larcenous; providing no documentation, he said employees stole $30 million a year from the company.
Tuck's prediction turns out to be not only a prophetic review of the film's tedious and bloated plot, which involves collusion between the evil Sheriff of Nottingham (Ben Mendelsohn), a larcenous Roman Catholic cardinal (F.
At least the new villain, Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker) brings a larcenous energy to the production played out against an '80s soundtrack that will keep parents from nodding off.
Connie's brotherly devotion knows no bounds-he even romances a gullible black teenage girl to help him rescue his incarcerated sibling and cover his larcenous tracks.
When salvage company owner Adrian Toomes (Michael Keaton) takes flight as a larcenous winged menace called Vulture, Peter foolishly tries to prove himself to the Avengers by tackling the airborne madman alone.
The pupils have a brush with death in Washington DC at the hands of salvage firm owner Adrian Toomes (Michael Keaton), who has been robbed of his livelihood by Stark's offshoot, the Department of Damage Control (DODC), and has taken flight as a larcenous winged menace called Vulture.