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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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.
The FTC is quite rightly campaigning to rid the industry of those few larcenous operations that sully its image," Waldfogel said.
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.
The recruitment process goes by pretty quickly, as Hunter brings together Firestorm (Franz Drameh/Victor Garber), the two-in-one hero; the Atom (Brandon Routh); Hawkgirl (Ciara Renee) and Hawkman (Falk Hentschel); the assassin White Canary (Caity Lotz); and the bad-guy duo Captain Cold and Heat Wave (Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell, respectively), who, with their sneering larcenous streaks, are essentially presented as the ill-tempered comic relief.
On hand is a diverse and finely drawn cast of characters: an entrepreneurial heiress with a distinctly larcenous streak; an underworld kingpin who runs his fiefdom every bit as efficiently from inside his prison cell as he ever did when he was out on the street; and a strange yet somehow fragile woman who has returned home after half a lifetime in America, just in time to rekindle a tenuous relationship with a killer.
My old dear can still clip the back of my head when it's called for, so best keep that larcenous adolescence quiet, although after our visit yours truly could have confessed to the crimes of Jack e Ripper and still been in her good books.
had not first been greedily larcenous, then negligent, and then stupid, she might have gotten away with the biggest--or biggest known--tax fraud in Oregon history.
We and EMC take such clandestine larcenous activity extremely seriously.