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Caper vs. Heist

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Capernoun

A playful leap or jump.

Heistnoun

A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum.

Capernoun

A jump while dancing.

Heistnoun

(uncountable) A fiction genre in which a heist is central to the plot.

Capernoun

A prank or practical joke.

Heistverb

(transitive) To steal, rob, or hold up (something).

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Capernoun

Playful behaviour.

Heistnoun

the act of stealing

Capernoun

A crime, especially an elaborate heist, or a narrative about such a crime.

Heistnoun

robbery at gunpoint

Capernoun

A vessel formerly used by the Dutch; privateer.

Heistverb

commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling

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Capernoun

The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa), which is pickled and eaten.

Capernoun

A plant of the genus Capparis.

Capernoun

(Scotland) The capercaillie.

Caperverb

To leap or jump about in a sprightly or playful manner.

Caperverb

To jump as part of a dance.

Caperverb

To engage in playful behaviour.

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Caperverb

To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance.

‘He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth.’;

Capernoun

A frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or dancing; a prank.

Capernoun

A vessel formerly used by the Dutch, privateer.

Capernoun

The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa), much used for pickles.

Capernoun

A plant of the genus Capparis; - called also caper bush, caper tree.

Capernoun

any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis

Capernoun

pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

Capernoun

a crime (especially a robbery);

‘the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis’;

Capernoun

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Capernoun

a playful leap or hop

Capernoun

gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement;

‘it was all done in play’; ‘their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly’;

Caperverb

jump about playfully

Caper

Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, also called Flinders rose, is a perennial plant that bears rounded, fleshy leaves and large white to pinkish-white flowers.The plant is best known for the edible flower buds (capers), used as a seasoning, and the fruit (caper berries), both of which are usually consumed pickled. Other species of Capparis are also picked along with C. spinosa for their buds or fruits.

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