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fishing (FISH ing) (verb)
Catching or trying to catch numerous cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates that characteristically have fins, gills, and streamlined bodies: Susan and Toby were fishing for trout on Friday, but not on Saturday.
phishing (FISH ing) (verb)
Creating a replica of an existing web page to fool a user into submitting personal, financial, or password data: Phishing is the term coined by hackers who imitate legitimate companies in e-mails in order to entice people to share their passwords or credit-card numbers.
The phisher was phishing a web page for information about fishing while, at the same time, he was trying to get the credit card numbers of visitors to the site.
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