Verb(1) deprive of by deceit(2) make off with belongings of others(3) take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom(4) disable by drugging
(1) Those attracted to John Howard's proposal to nobble the Senate to stop it obstructing his legislation should look first at what he and his predecessors have already done to the House of Representatives.(2) people always tried to nobble her at parties(3) Yet he manages to nobble a number of people who first agree to contribute to the film, and then mysteriously drop out.(4) an attempt to nobble the jury(5) British courts are less corruptible than their European counterparts because it is easier to nobble one judge than 12 jurors.(6) We are concerned to make sure that people do not nobble juries - that juries do not have a rogue element that will not be convinced either way and simply not look at the issues.(7) he intended to nobble Rose's money(8) There are three counts of perverting the course of justice where, in colloquial language, you tried to nobble the prosecution witnesses before the authorities got to them.(9) Everyone is convinced they are being ripped off and the main strategy is to nobble your opponent.(10) But it is much harder to nobble 12 independent jurors than it is to bribe or intimidate one judge.(11) So we have a sitting MP and Minister using the Public Service Code of Conduct in an effort to nobble his electoral competition.(12) On the other hand, perhaps they saw the law on presidential elections as a chance to nobble their rivals before they even got to the start line.(13) While dismissing the notion of trying to nobble his rival in the ensuing training sessions, he admitted it had been an unusual mix of emotions.(14) Not only have they revolted against the attempts by the whips to nobble select committees, they're starting to talk out of turn in Westminster.(15) I was in the middle of ordering a very expensive round of gins and tonics when I was nobbled by one of the wedding guests at the bar.(16) The prisons are packed and new ones being built as fast as possible, the Wood Commission reforms have been rolled back and the Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission nobbled .
1. goldbrick ::
2. kidnap ::
3. pilfer ::
Different Formsnobble, nobbled, nobbles, nobbling
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