larcenist


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lar·ce·nist

 (lär′sə-nĭst) also lar·ce·ner (-nər)
n.
One who commits larceny.
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Noun1.larcenist - a person who commits larceny
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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larcenist

noun
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Thompson, of Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP, called his client "a serial petit larcenist."
What should we do now as a willing victim and an abettor that has fully embraced our big northern neighbor who is clearly acting as a bully, a grand larcenist and an international outlaw?' he said.
Del Rosario called China a 'bully' and a 'grand larcenist' for its unlawful activities, including blocking development of the Philippines' natural resources, destroying the marine environment, and building military bases on Philippine territory in the region.
For former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, the Philippines would need all its friends in the community of nations to help it in promoting the rule of law in the South China Sea against what he described as "a bully, a grand larcenist and an international outlaw" that is China.
China, meanwhile, is a 'grand larcenist' and 'international outlaw' for unlawfully taking the property of others and refusing the rule of law.
A sneaky letter larcenist wreaks havoc by stealing ABCs from around town, in Bill Richardson's The Alphabet Thief.
My example exhibiting ten nine-letter words: STERCOLIN RELATIONS CONTRAILS CONSERTAL CREATIONS SECTORIAL LARCENIST SECTIONAL CROTALINE CENSORIAL.
(6) Under nemo dat quod non habet, (7) a converter (along with his criminal cousins, the larcenist, the thief, and the robber) has the least secure of all unilaterally and sequentially acquired titles because the converter's title is void or, at best, voidable.
In "The Thief," the protagonist shoots and kills a praedial larcenist.
The victim was then blocked or tripped when they tried to pursue the larcenist. Descriptions of such cases were frequently incomplete, making it impossible to distinguish if the incident was a botched pickpocketing attempt, a "knockdown pickpocketing" attempt, or a simple purse snatching.