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depredation

[ dep-ri-dey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF depredation

Synonyms for depredation

  • wasting
  • burglary
  • crime
  • desecration
  • desolation
  • pillage
  • plunder
  • ransacking
  • rapine
  • ravaging
  • robbery
  • sacking
  • spoliation
  • stealing
  • theft
  • despoiling
  • laying waste
  • marauding
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Antonyms for depredation

  • boon
  • construction
  • goodness
  • miracle
  • wonder
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPREDATION

That is, if Shekels is out on depredation and I cant get hold of him.

By this time the Rebels had collected a very considerable force and every night committed some outrage and depredation.

Their most criminal act of depredation, was in regard to my brother's pipe.

All the effect is expressed by the words, depredation of forces.

"It must have been some other regiment, sir, who committed the depredation," said the Colonel.

Their supplies are cut off, and I fear some depredation from foraging parties.

But the great question in bee-culture is, How to prevent the depredation of the wax-moth?

The Clematis root disease is the depredation of a nematode or eel-worm.

Yet they pay no attention that I could discern to the depredation.

His estate was ravaged, and subjected to constant waste and depredation.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEPREDATION

despoliation

nounplunder
  • depredation
  • destruction
  • pillage
  • piracy
  • theft

forays

nounincursion, attempt
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