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The narrow lens through which craft chocolate is seen is not only to the detriment of Indigenous chocolate makers globally, but also robs consumers of the chacne to experience the multitude of ways chocolate is produced.

From Eater

Suddenly robbed of her dinner plans, she seemed stumped for an alternative.

From Fortune

For example, facial recognition systems that were never properly regulated before being developed and deployed are now so widely used as to rob people of their privacy.

He has been robbed of what could’ve been a new point in his life.

Palm oil expansion is also robbing orangutans, tigers, rhinos, and elephants of their natural habitats.

He texted one of the other founding Santas, “Fuck you, Santa Rob.”

Rob Marshall lets a sigh of relief erupt so loud it could be heard by giants in the sky.

I was naive enough to assume that he would, at most, rob me.

And then, the very next day, an email arrived from my English department: “Rob, were you expecting a letter from the Unabomber?!”

This would give his gang plenty of time to rob the bank and make their getaway.

He told her that he had sent us to look for it, and that we had taken advantage of the opportunity to rob the paymaster.

The thunder was the tocsin of the storm, but those who came to rob and kill moved unheralded in swift silence.

It occurred to him then that it was entirely possible that the rob and kill boys had not left the suburban town at all.

It recalled Ray Delancy, one of the most dangerous rob and kill men in the business.

They rob birds' nests of their eggs and young, they capture and devour snakes and other small animals.


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On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rob, such as: bereave, break into, cheat, defraud, divest, and hijack.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.