plagiarism

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plagiarism (plā´jəriz´əm),

n an appropriation of the work, ideas, or words of another without proper acknowledgment.
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Here they found the ghost of a patch of lucerne that had refused to die: there a harsh fallow surrendered to yard-high thistles; and here a breadth of rampant kelk feigning to be lawful crop.
As the occupants of the carriage changed, he varied this tale, or adorned it with all the shoots of a budding fancy, the more rampant for being held off native speech so long.
Assassination, however, is rampant, but even this could not have been the motive of my stealthy friend, for he might easily have killed me had he desired.
As to his blood, I suppose the family quarterings are three cuttle-fish sable, and a commentator rampant.
He had been filched of something that he felt was almost his, and his lover's jealousy was rampant at thought of this forced familiarity.
For my fear is the fear of long ago, the fear that was rampant in the Younger World, and in the youth of the Younger World.
Or there was disease, ever rampant, one of Luck's grimmest whims.