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glom

(glɑm)
1. tv. to steal something. (Underworld.) He gloms just about everything he needs.
2. tv. to take a look at someone or something. (Underworld.) Come over here and glom the view of the bank from this window.
3. tv. to arrest someone. The copper glommed Fred on Tuesday.

glommed

(glɑmd)
mod. arrested. (Underworld.) Wilmer got glommed on a speeding charge. I didn’t even know he could drive.
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I didn't want to be a part of the ever-growing number of fakers that glom onto every tragedy," Fagin says.
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