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Col. Bush asked if this man Blackman, who took out a commission in order to depredate and plunder, is still living?

Continuing, he charged the general with inciting his employés to depredate on the fences and fields.

But the most valuable of the members of the band of friends of the Jameses are those who never go abroad to depredate.

I have been told that superstitious thieves hang veils or kerchiefs before the picture in rooms where they depredate.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin depredatus, past participle of depraedare "to pillage, ravage" (see depredation).

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verbravish; take away beauty
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