plundering

Definitions of plundering
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n the act of stealing valuable things from a place

“the plundering of the Parthenon”
“his plundering of the great authors”
Synonyms:
pillage, pillaging
Types:
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banditry
the practice of plundering in gangs
rape, rapine
the act of despoiling a country in warfare
looting, robbery
plundering during riots or in wartime
despoilation, despoilment, despoliation, spoil, spoilation, spoliation
the act of stripping and taking by force
devastation, ravaging
plundering with excessive damage and destruction
depredation, predation
an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
sack
the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
Type of:
aggression, hostility
violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

adj given to taking by force what is desired

Synonyms:
acquisitive
eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

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