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  • 1 purloining — index embezzlement, theft Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Purloining — Purloin Pur*loin , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purloined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purloining}.] [OF. purloignier, porloignier, to retard, delay; pur, por, pour, for (L. pro) + loin far, far off (L. longe). See {Prolong}, and cf. {Eloign}.] To take or carry… …

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  • 3 purloining — pur·loin || pÉ™r lɔɪn /pɜː v. steal, pilfer, filch …

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  • 5 Abstraction — Ab*strac tion, n. [Cf. F. abstraction. See {Abstract}, a.] 1. The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal. [1913 Webster] A wrongful abstraction of wealth from certain members of the community.… …

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  • 6 Cribbing — Crib bing (kr?b b?ng), n. 1. The act of inclosing or confining in a crib or in close quarters. [1913 Webster] 2. Purloining; stealing; plagiarizing. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) A framework of timbers and plank backing for a shaft lining …

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  • 7 Purloin — Pur*loin , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purloined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purloining}.] [OF. purloignier, porloignier, to retard, delay; pur, por, pour, for (L. pro) + loin far, far off (L. longe). See {Prolong}, and cf. {Eloign}.] To take or carry away for… …

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  • 8 Purloined — Purloin Pur*loin , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purloined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purloining}.] [OF. purloignier, porloignier, to retard, delay; pur, por, pour, for (L. pro) + loin far, far off (L. longe). See {Prolong}, and cf. {Eloign}.] To take or carry… …

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  • 9 VAX — redirects here. For the brand of vacuum cleaners, see Vax (vacuum). For the author, see Vachss. DEC VAX Manufacturer: Digital Equipment Corporation Byte size: 8 bits (octet) Address bus size: 32 bits Peripheral bus …

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  • 10 Megatron — For other uses, see Megatron (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Pegatron. Megatron is a character from the Transformers franchise, created by toy companies Hasbro and Takara. He is the primary antagonist and leader of the evil faction… …

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  • 11 Relic — A relic is an object or a personal item of religious significance, carefully preserved with an air of veneration as a tangible memorial. Relics are an important aspect of some forms of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, shamanism, and many other… …

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  • 12 The Travels of Marco Polo — Books of the Marvels of the World   …

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  • 13 Treecat — Treecats are a species of intelligent lifeforms who take a prominent role in a series of novels and stories about the fictional Honorverse . David Weber was the original author, but others have begun to contribute related stories. All are… …

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  • 14 Inclusive fitness — There are a few definitions of Inclusive fitness (IF), but one (that, according to Oli, 2003 is not consistent with W. D. Hamilton s first description), is the sum of the direct and indirect fitness effects of an individual s behaviors, where the …

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  • 15 Seti II — Pharaoh Infobox | Name=Seti II | Caption=Statue of Seti II at the Turin Museum NomenHiero=p:t V28 U6 C7 i i n Nomen= Seti Merenptah PrenomenHiero=ra wsr xpr:Z2 ra:stp:n Prenomen= Userkheperure Setepenre [Peter Clayton, Chronicle of the Pharaohs,… …

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  • 16 Rufus Wilmot Griswold — Infobox Writer name = Rufus Wilmot Griswold imagesize = caption = 1855 engraving by Miner Kilbourne Kellogg pseudonym = Ludwig birthdate = birth date|1812|2|13|mf=y birthplace = Benson, Vermont, United States deathdate = death date and… …

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  • 17 Amenmesse — Pharaoh Infobox | Caption=Head from a statue of Amenmesse, Metropolitan Museum of Art Name=Amenmesse | NomenHiero=C12 ms s s S38 N29 S40 Nomen= Amenmesse Fashioned by Amun PrenomenHiero=ra:Y5 W19 i ra:U21:n Prenomen= Menmir setepenre Eternal like …

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  • 18 Sir Robert Munro, 6th Baronet — For other people named Robert Munro, see Robert Munro (disambiguation). Robert Munro, 6th Baronet Born 1684 Died 1746 Falkirk Allegiance British …

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  • 19 John Franklin Bardin — Born November 30, 1916(1916 11 30) Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Died July 9, 1981(1981 07 09) (aged 64) New York City, New York Occupation …

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  • 20 Minor characters in the Blandings stories — The following is an incomplete compendium of the fictional characters featured in the Blandings Castle stories of P. G. Wodehouse, in alphabetical order by surname. Lady Georgiana Alcester One of Lord Emsworth s many sisters, Lady Alcester is… …

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