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synonyms for rapine

  • plunder
  • seize
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How to use rapine in a sentence

The lion caught enough for his whelps, and killed for his lionesses: and he filled his holes with prey, and his den with rapine.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Why hast thou shewn me iniquity and grievance, to see rapine and injustice before me?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Nothing is more terrible than a people who, having nothing to lose, fight in the united spirit of rapine and of religion.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
He gave up the town to pillage and rapine, allowing the doing of such deeds as have consigned his name to well-merited infamy.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
Accordingly, the bishop and the nobles had been forced to renounce their habits of violence and rapine.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The king, while fully acknowledging Clive's services, thought him guilty of "rapine," and disapproved of his virtual acquittal.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Murder, outrage and rapine flourished unchecked, even encouraged and rewarded.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
For a time a state of anarchy, with its attendant slaughter and rapine, prevailed within the capital.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
Are you not yet sated with rapine and slaughter, that you thus fall upon and tear each other?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
We see them, in the country of an ally and in a time of peace, producing all the consequences of rapine and of war.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RAPINE

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