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pocketing

verb
present participle of pocket

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1 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • pocketed my anger and just let the insult pass

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2 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • she casually pocketed the note from his desk to read later

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“Pocketing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pocketing. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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