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burgles

verb
present tense third-person singular of burgle

Synonyms of burgles

1 to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent
  • someone burgled the lab when no one was there and let the animals out of their cages

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2 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully
  • the neighbors returned from vacation to find that their house had been burgled

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“Burgles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burgles. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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