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fleeces

noun
plural of fleece

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick
  • learning how to shear the fleece off a sheep

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fleeces

verb
present tense third-person singular of fleece

Synonyms of fleeces (Entry 2 of 2)

to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • swindlers who use the telephone to fleece senior citizens out of their savings

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“Fleeces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fleeces. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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