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pilfer
used in Oryx and Crake

2 uses
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Definition
to steal things of little value — especially on a regular basis
  • Then, when he knows he's covered the nutrition angle, he can head for the bubble-dome, pilfer the arsenal.
    p. 234.4
  • It would be useful to have a bar of soap: he keeps forgetting to pick one up during his pilfering excursions.
    p. 45.4

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