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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grift.


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  • 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

  • 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

  • I'm one of those who believe people associate certain types of entertainment with certain viewing habits/places -- one of the reasons downloaded movies are grifted by far less than 1% of the population, and the reason XBoxes and PS2's bury PC games in sales.

    Archive 2005-10-09

  • Now that India has grifted out and destroyed the U.S. economy with its faking fraud guest workers, they are looking for a new country to con and plunder.

    Confirmed: Adobe To Cut 9 Percent Of Workforce

  • In trees also and fruites, there is for the most part, a greater force and power in the nature of the soile and water where they grow, eyther for the pruning and planting, then there is if straunge impes and seedes be grifted and sowen there.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1


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