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noun as in depredation

noun as in devastation

noun as in rape

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The whole history of human civilization was denounced as an unredeemed record of the spoliation of the weak by the strong.

It was resigned to the Spanish governmental system of spoliation, and no one thought of reforms.

Having led in the first place to the adornment of their sepulchres, it ultimately caused their destruction and spoliation.

Before long, however, the acts of violence and the spoliation effected by the decrees of the assembly roused widespread disgust.

Such a spoliation of the Church had not before taken place in any country of Europe.


On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spoliation, such as: contagion, corruption, disease, epidemic, infection, and poisoning.

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