despoil

[ dih-spoil ]SEE DEFINITION OF despoil

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESPOIL

You pull down, you despoil; but they build up, they restore.

But forgive me; it was hard for me to see you despoil yourself.

I would rather say, "despoil me of my life, but my integrity never."

If I despoil the bulls of their skins, you are not too proud to despoil one of the husbands of the widow.

Euphorbus, attempting to despoil Patroclus of his armour, is slain by Menelaus.

But not for himself did Meleager despoil the body of his foe.

I shall be that poet, Madame, if I can despoil myself of reason and of conceit.

One there was, Mustapha Mirza, a Persian, who came hither to despoil me.

For many years the castle was left at the mercy of all who cared to despoil it.

Nothing seemed so desirable as to despoil the Absaroke traders.

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