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v. pla·gia·rized, pla·gia·riz·ing, pla·gia·riz·es
1. To reproduce or otherwise use (the words, ideas, or other work of another) as one's own or without attribution.
2. To plagiarize the words, ideas, or work of (another person).
To present another's words or ideas as one's own or without attribution.

pla′gia·riz′er n.
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Noun1.plagiarizer - someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his ownplagiarizer - someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it


One who illicitly reproduces the artistic work, for example, of another:
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The matter of intent is frequently elusive, especially when the plagiarizer is nascent, that is, someone who is comparatively new at writing strategic analyses, which includes most students attending a senior Service college.
is Invader's lyric; the rest was written by the most important plagiarizer of the rest of the lyrics, Morey Amsterdam (who lost his case to Invader, in a New York court).
In spite of the software available to check for plagiarism, the chances are that the plagiarizer student's thesis will be accepted as original.
When caught, the plagiarizer has to face dire consequences starting from rejection of the article or retraction if already published.
14) The World Association of Medical Editors goes further in defining plagiarism by adding that "The intent and effect of plagiarism is to mislead the reader as to the contributions of the plagiarizer.
As Olson and Shaw, ibid, observe however, "[w]hether children's negative evaluations of plagiarizers are being driven by violations of ownership or by a lack of creativity on the part of the plagiarizer is an open question.
Cohen is a bastard of the first order--a malignant narcissist, plagiarizer of others' writing, and not one novel idea in his head'" (Eileen Joy).
My own experience suggests otherwise in the majority of papers I read, but I do catch the occasional honors plagiarizer.
But his career at the newspaper abruptly ended in 2003 when it was discovered that reporter Jayson Blair, another African American, was a serial plagiarizer.
Pinchas was said to write poetry in the style of the great Hebrew masters, and he was depicted as a comic personality who saw Virgil as a plagiarizer of the Talmud.
Educators at Breckenridge High School in Texas put Questia technology to the test all the time, and last year, teachers in the English department managed to catch one would-be student plagiarizer.