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adjective as in rapacious

noun as in depredation

noun as in piracy

noun as in rapacity

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Lieber drafted these codes partially in response to marauding acts that were carried out by partisans in Missouri.

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Players need to gain experience, defeat marauding enemies, earn rewards and recognition, and plunder loot.

His work also provides a graphic account of injured females who were assaulted by marauding “gangs” of Adélie males.

The marauding, man-eating Titans are mutated, androgynous beasts that have no need to feed but love to kill.

The original Russian state, “Old Russia,” was established at Novgorod in A.D. 862 by marauding Vikings.

Thousands perished en route to safer shores or fell prey to marauding pirates.

But to stop a marauding militia that has kidnapped tens of thousands of kids over decades, a more potent force is required.

In 1810 a threatened attack from a marauding horde of Kafirs was averted in answer to prayer.

Early in the day the united detachments encountered a very large force, under the command of the notorious marauding chief, Stock.

Fishing and swimming were their chief pastimes, with general marauding for adventure.

At his royal master's command, Triunnis once led a marauding expedition into the territory of the King of Brecknock.

An ingenious criminal who covers his secret thieving with a pretence of open marauding.


On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to marauding, such as: greedy, rapacious, voracious, bloodthirsty, carnivorous, and depredatory.

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