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Synonyms of despoil

Verb


1. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray, take

usage: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

2. rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder, destroy, ruin

usage: destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

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