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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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Shhh is the ironic swipe at celebrity that followed the messy withdrawal of the plagiaristic Christ album.
Other academic misconduct sometimes accompanies plagiaristic practices which border on or equate with criminal activity such as: breaking into teacher offices/files to gain surreptitious access to tests or answer keys; sabotaging peers' ongoing work or experiments; and gaining illegal access to school computer data bases in order to alter official grade records.
Author Dimitri Yemetz insists that rather than being plagiaristic, his character is a cultural reply, a Russian equivalent.
Like Pocket Venus, the songs were big and bold, but the new incarnation swaps the plagiaristic primary colours of yore for subtle hues that burn bright in the ear.
I find this practice time-consuming and oftentimes plagiaristic.
Roig and DeTommaso (1995) studied the relationship between procrastination and academic dishonesty and found that "students who score high on academic procrastination may be more likely to engage in plagiaristic practices" (p.
After all, even in their original incarnation, did they actually amount to anything more than a well-connected, plagiaristic, feminine antidote to the laddish excesses of Britpop, who found themselves in the right place at the right time?
Gatsby's own self-understanding--pasted together out of "a dozen magazines"--is essentially plagiaristic, and the cliched terms in which Nick describes his hero are the ones in which Gatsby imagines himself (71).
18) Stephen engages in two pieces of writing in Ulysses, both of them plagiaristic to some degree: his vampire poem adapts lines from Douglas Hyde and his telegram to Mulligan quotes George Meredith without attribution.
Plagiaristic and artificial as the tableau is, this `exalted rendering of reality', to borrow from Wolff's phrase, is an ultimate act of self-affirmation, regarded neither by Wharton nor by Lily as a distraction from a true self.
Gatsby's rhetoric is empty for Nick because Nick has a long history of hearing such familiar "plagiaristic" confessions, both in his personal past and in his much longer history as the go-between: "the intimate revelations of young men or at least the terms in which they express them are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions" (p.
9 Fifty years later the plagiaristic Thomas Jordan published as his own a somewhat adapted version of 'The Counterskuffle', under the title A New Droll: or, The Counter-Scuffle: The Second Part.