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snarf

verb [T] uk   /snɑːf/  us   /snɑːrf/ informal
to take something without permission: I snarfed the book off the table when he wasn't looking. to use a computer document or file without getting the writer's permission: He hacked into the computer system and snarfed some images. (also snarf down) to eat something very quickly in a way that people think is greedy: He snarfed down the whole cake.
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