• (noun): The action of the verb to steal.
  • (noun): That which is stolen; stolen property.
  • (verb): Present participle of steal.

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  • (noun): avoiding detection by moving carefully
  • (noun): the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

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  • Let's see ... they float all these manner of * swinging* (read stealing) the various delegates necessary to win AFTER they suck the media into a kerfuffle about Obama * stealing* language from Patrick?

  • Well, Mother, it just means that I've been stealing Mr. Walters's trout all summer -- _stealing_ them.

  • But in stealing from the best, “Dog Soldiers” is the most exciting assault on the senses to rip out our throats all year.

  • You could argue that they are fighting to keep it from him with the intent of giving it to them if they get custody, but either way, they become responsible for the children having lost both parents when they remove the children from his care, again stealing from the children, or they take away what memorabilia the children did have of their mother just because they didn't want him to have any of it.

  • In America, what we call stealing, they call pork.

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