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plagiary (PLAY uh ree) (s) (noun), plagiaries (pl)
A person who purloins another's expressions or ideas, and offers them as his or her own: There are those who consider plagiary something that is done by literary thieves.

Adam was the only man who, when he said something good, knew that nobody else had ever said it before him and so he could not be accused of committing plagiary.

—Compiled from a statement made by Mark Twain.
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