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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of grift.

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Examples

  • Awww, poor Stupid242, he looks at the piles of money grifted from the working class and calls that “earned.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Is VAT an Idea Whose Time Has Passed?

  • The apartment is paid in full by the club, which is really an after hours hangout for the grifted and the philosophically maimed.

    Big City

  • I've cheated, copied and grifted my way through, but with the content of this exam, I'm better off faking the flu.

    Tracey D. Smith: 'Twas the Night Before Exams

  • I wonder if Mom grifted some ancestral heirloom or if it actually belongs to her.

    White Cat

  • No garage sale was left unplundered as they grifted their way across the country each summer, while we kids stayed down in the Pine Barrens with Grandad.

    White Cat

  • No garage sale was left unplundered as they grifted their way across the country each summer, while we kids stayed down in the Pine Barrens with Grandad.

    White Cat

  • I've cheated, copied and grifted my way through, but with the content of this exam, I'm better off faking the flu.

    Tracey D. Smith: 'Twas the Night Before Exams

  • I wonder if Mom grifted some ancestral heirloom or if it actually belongs to her.

    White Cat

  • Or faith-based organizations landing more and more hard-earned taxpayer dollars, including Pat Robertson's Operation Blessing, which grifted FEMA in the wake of Katrina's devastation.

    Scott Thill: Waking Up is Hard to Do

  • There are also three flashback scenes -- Beth doing a bad pickup in a bar, Tim and Gina's "meet-cute" eight years ago involving guns, and then Aldis' flashback to the time he pretended to be the Rolling Stones -- the whole band -- and grifted the penthouse in a luxury hotel.

    Archive 2007-10-28

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