Definition of Peculating

1. Verb. (present participle of peculate) ¹



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Definition of Peculating

1. peculate [v] - See also: peculate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peculating

pectorophony
pectose
pectoses
pectosic
pectosic acid
pectostraca
pectous
pectus
pectus carinatum
pectus excavatum
pectus recurvatum
pecul
peculate
peculated
peculates
peculating (current term)
peculation
peculations
peculator
peculators
peculia
peculiar
peculiar(a)
peculiar institution
peculiar velocity
peculiarities
peculiarity
peculiarize
peculiarized
peculiarizes

Literary usage of Peculating

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1. The Metropolitan (1846)
"The very peculating prince of good dishes, in my opinion," chimed in ... don't be in such a peculating passion." his disappointment. ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1836)
"In one large parish, a man, by peculating the sixpences and shillings doled out to the crowds of paupers, amassed a fortune of many thousand pounds, ..."

3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"... a certain Official over in Preussen has been peculating! In the end of June, his Majesty sets off to Preussen on the usual Inspection Tour; ..."

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