Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a larcenous manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a larcenous or thievish manner; thievishly.

Etymologies

larcenous +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mr. Ball states, "The premise glows with the innocence we forsook when Adam larcenously appropriated an apple from its rightful owner, the tree."

    Nature Isn't the Preserve of the Left

  • While all private enterprisers are righteous, all public bureaucrats are grafters, remember that someone could mention those larcenously talented unit managers at NBC.

    How to Get Ahead: From an Address to the Yale Graduating Class

  • The premise glows with the innocence we forsook when Adam larcenously appropriated an apple from its rightful owner, the tree.

    Evangelical Ecologist Blog - Conservative Christians and the Environment

  • Gem 2 - "... who would care about Pericles today had he not given a sublime funeral oration - as reported by General Thucydides, Retired - in which he reminded the Athenians that an empire like theirs, no matter how larcenously acquired, is a very dangerous thing to let go?

    The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 (Vintage Paperback, 2002), by Gore Vidal

  • “Why is it then that Mr. Stener charges Mr. Cowperwood with larcenously securing and feloniously disposing of a check for sixty thousand dollars for certificates which he had a right to buy, and which it has not been contested here that he did buy?

    The Financier

  • "Why is it then that Mr. Stener charges Mr. Cowperwood with larcenously securing and feloniously disposing of a check for sixty thousand dollars for certificates which he had a right to buy, and which it has not been contested here that he did buy?

    The Financier, a novel

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