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thief

noun bandit, contrabandist, criminal, defalcator, defaulter, defrauder, depredator, embezzler, lawbreaker, lifter, marauder, outlaw, peculator, pilferer, pillager, pirate, purloiner, robber, stealer, swindler
Associated concepts: burglary, larceny, robbery
See also: burglar, convict, criminal, embezzler, hoodlum, lawbreaker, outlaw

THIEF, crimes. One who has been guilty of larceny or theft.

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Grail to the Thief will be available for purchase on Steam in Summer 2015.
Thief is a person who steals something from somebody secretly [5].
She said items like ladders, which could make life easier for a thief, should not be left in the open.
After 90 seconds of straining to cut through the lock the thief hears someone nearby and quickly stashes the bolt cutters before casually leaning on a nearby wall as two women walk past.
com/) Thief story is based on a character who develops his skills across the game to face a despotic ruler-baron.
A car thief will think nothing of breaking in to search and, even if there isn't a satnav left in the vehicle, they will grab whatever they find of value.
When the thief struck, Brown was at home with his two children.
American Iron's Parks says in one instance a would-be thief was caught in the company's yard and asked if he could take the material because "he worked so hard to get it.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, March 2000: The infuriating, beguiling Thief returns in this novel (sequel to The Thief) to the imaginary time and place Turner has created so skillfully.
The narrative opens in Hannis Bay where Brendell is breaking into the Thief Guild offices.
The identity thief obtains vital data about his or her victim--Social Security Number, credit card account numbers, date and place of birth, etc.