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Hari was subsequently exposed as a plagiarist and liar, and his prize was vacated.
A man may be a scholar without being a plagiarist or an imitator.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope
After that anyone who treated the author of "Tartufe" and "Le Misanthrope" as a plagiarist would have been very badly received.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire
The Copyright Acts have always received a liberal interpretation in favour of the author, and against the plagiarist.
Borrow the plot of Sir J. M. Barrie's last play, and you do him no harm; you only write yourself down a plagiarist.Once a Week|Alan Alexander Milne
Autolycus, aw-tol′i-kus, n. a thief: a snapper up of unconsidered trifles: a plagiarist.
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Culture definitions for plagiarist
Literary theft. Plagiarism occurs when a writer duplicates another writer's language or ideas and then calls the work his or her own. Copyright laws protect writers' words as their legal property. To avoid the charge of plagiarism, writers take care to credit those from whom they borrow and quote.