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  • noun Plural form of thievery.

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Examples

  • Over the course of the evening, the table piled high with lottery gifts is slowly emptied by multiple and unseen thieveries, young couples copulate under tables, the chairman seems senile and lost, and keeps executing a slow, stately walk towards the stage at completely inappropriate moments, and the beauty contest itself falls apart, in one of the film's most hysterical scenes, when the contestants all get cold feet and begin fleeing.

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  • Over the course of the evening, the table piled high with lottery gifts is slowly emptied by multiple and unseen thieveries, young couples copulate under tables, the chairman seems senile and lost, and keeps executing a slow, stately walk towards the stage at completely inappropriate moments, and the beauty contest itself falls apart, in one of the film's most hysterical scenes, when the contestants all get cold feet and begin fleeing.

    The Firemen's Ball

  • The pleasure, however, of the visit was occasionally interrupted by the thieveries of many of the inhabitants.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • With regard to their thieveries, he candidly apologized for, and overlooked many offences which others would have sharply punished; and when he was laid under an indispensable necessity of proceeding to any acts of severity, he never exerted them without feeling much reluctance and concern.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • The pleasure, however, of the visit was occasionally interrupted by the thieveries of many of the inhabitants.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • With regard to their thieveries, he candidly apologized for, and overlooked many offences which others would have sharply punished; and when he was laid under an indispensable necessity of proceeding to any acts of severity, he never exerted them without feeling much reluctance and concern.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • Midnite Vultures shows off his keen musical intelligence, his gift for odd but catchy mel-odies, a good feel for rhythms that really move and swing, and a nice wit that goes a long way toward allowing you to forgive him for his various musical thieveries.

    Beck: The Black Album ��� Prince Is Back (As Producer)

  • Midnite Vultures shows off his keen musical intelligence, his gift for odd but catchy mel-odies, a good feel for rhythms that really move and swing, and a nice wit that goes a long way toward allowing you to forgive him for his various musical thieveries.

    Beck: The Black Album ��� Prince Is Back (As Producer)

  • At any streetcorner, at any moment, there might be a dozen separate swindlings, thieveries, fair deals and foul going on simultaneously, but weapons were kept sheathed and no blood flowed.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • At any streetcorner, at any moment, there might be a dozen separate swindlings, thieveries, fair deals and foul going on simultaneously, but weapons were kept sheathed and no blood flowed.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

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