Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, its former ally, on the pretext, never proven, that Kuwait was pilfering oil from Iraq.
The carpet bagger when not fighting the pestiferous vermin in the Chickahominy swamps was pilfering.
Could it be that the old gentleman suspected him of pilfering?
But this is not all, for the family are exposed, unless they have very reliable servants, to pillage by pilfering and otherwise.
She had only had one great fault: she was inclined to pilfering.
The sight of my own fingers torments me; they seem so admirably constructed for —— pilfering.
They have no pilfering, and the few locks and bolts are rarely needed.
Call it pilfering if you have the face to, but in return for this bit of refreshment I am going to give you some advice.
So what pilfering they did, it behoved them to get done quickly.
It accused Wren's head workmen of pilfering timber and cracking the bells.