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Nobble

verb
1.
Deprive of by deceit.  Synonyms: bunco, con, defraud, diddle, gip, goldbrick, gyp, hornswoggle, mulct, rook, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize.  "She defrauded the customers who trusted her" , "The cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
2.
Make off with belongings of others.  Synonyms: abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe.
3.
Take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom.  Synonyms: abduct, kidnap, snatch.
4.
Disable by drugging.






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"Nobble" Quotes from Famous Books



... with it. Gladys had not been quite satisfied herself, and had tried to tie it in round the ankles with concealed string, to make it look more like a nobble ...
— The Limit • Ada Leverson



Words linked to "Nobble" :   disenable, chisel, offence, offense, law-breaking, impress, disable, steal, seize, criminal offence, shanghai, cheat, incapacitate, crime, short, rip off, criminal offense



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