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burglars

noun
plural of burglar

Synonyms of burglars

a person who illegally enters a building in order to steal things; a person who commits burglary
  • The burglar had broken into several homes in the neighborhood.

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“Burglars.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burglars. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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