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 for nobble
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nobble
      v 1: deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my
           inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted
           her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little
           change" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick,
           nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct,
           gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con]
      2: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage,
         purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook,
         sneak, filch, nobble, lift]
      3: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and
         usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's
         son was kidnapped" [syn: kidnap, nobble, abduct,
         snatch]
      4: disable by drugging; "nobble the race horses"

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