Thesaurus / spoil
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It was as though he wanted to have the vast spoils of the world all for himself.
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When Jones County Confederates tried to steer a corn-filled wagon through the county en route to Mobile, Alabama, Newton and his fellow soldiers opened fire and took the wagon as spoils.
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The problem is that the spoils from technology-driven productivity gains have not been shared equally.
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Later, laaities in town would cross blocks to crowd into living rooms where we sat in front of the machines of more fortunate sons, garlanded in their spoils and praise as we cracked consoles our parents couldn’t afford.
Connected TVs are streaming more video than ever to people in Europe and Samsung wants a share of the spoils.
She says she ain't going to spoil her children by sparing rods when our 'upper lot' is full of 'em.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
If only we could obtain running powers to Limerick and carry them back to Ireland, we should have secured some of the spoil.
Thy riches and thy treasures I will give unto spoil for nothing, because of all thy sins, even in all thy borders.
A soiled bonnet cap, untidy strings, or torn gloves and collar will utterly spoil the prettiest costume.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
WORDS RELATED TO SPOIL
- cut up
- do in
- draw blood
- foul up
- hack up
- shake up
- ball up
- fall down
- foul up
- goof up
- gum up
- make a muck of
- mess up
- muck up
- pull a boner
- screw up
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