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Synonyms of rifling

Noun


1. grooving, rifling, formation, shaping

usage: the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm

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. rifle, go, search

usage: go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?"

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