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synonyms for plundering

  • devastate
  • liberate
  • loot
  • pillage
  • ransack
  • requisition
  • rob
  • salvage
  • appropriate
  • burn
  • despoil
  • fleece
  • forage
  • foray
  • grab
  • gut
  • kip
  • lift
  • loft
  • maraud
  • prey
  • prowl
  • raid
  • relieve
  • rifle
  • sack
  • snatch
  • spoil
  • strip
  • depredate
  • knock off
  • knock over
  • lay waste
  • moonlight requisition
  • rip off
  • smash and grab
  • stick up
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antonyms for plundering

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  • give
  • aid
  • guard
  • help
  • protect
  • receive
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How to use plundering in a sentence

News came that the rebels were plundering the British quarters, and the infantry went there in hot haste.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Anyway, our time was fully occupied in watching the brush-patch that sheltered our plundering friends.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
That evening Malcolm witnessed the plundering of Fattehpore, which was permitted in retribution for its recent rebellion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I was for attacking him, plundering his village, and burning it after the Pindharee fashion; and we could have done it easily.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
In the rooms above they were still chasing, plundering, slaughtering; it sounded very far away.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
In a minute more they were in every part of the ship, breaking open chests and storerooms and plundering officers and men.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
They sailed off the coast, plundering & burning wheresoever they went.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
The Moquis assured them by signs that the plundering horse-Indians never came so near the pueblos.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Such razzias caused an amount of evil quite disproportionate to any paltry gains made by plundering those poor people.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
When war broke out Drake became more daring than ever, and running unexpectedly into the Spanish ports, he began plundering.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLUNDERING

  • bloodthirsty
  • carnivorous
  • depredatory
  • despoiling
  • greedy
  • hungry
  • hunting
  • marauding
  • pillaging
  • plundering
  • predacious
  • predative
  • preying
  • rapacious
  • raptorial
  • ravaging
  • ravening
  • thieving
  • voracious
  • vulturine
  • vulturous
  • wolfish
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