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burglarize

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1 to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent
  • the Watergate scandal began when Republican operatives burglarized the Democratic Party's headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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2 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully
  • before they were caught, the thieves had burglarized dozens of houses around the city

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“Burglarize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burglarize. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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