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Noun
Property acquired illegally and violently
“The plunder included its people, young men and women, sold into slavery to develop new nations of the West.”
Noun
The violent and dishonest acquisition of property
“During the Victorian period, successive imperialist wars of plunder were eulogised by the military and political elite as a worthy social challenge and likened to a game played between great powers.”
Noun
Transportable items that one owns
“With all of our plunder in the pickup, we headed for the state that bills itself as the Last Frontier.”
Noun
The action of taking property unlawfully from a person or place by force or threat of force
Noun
A quantity valuable objects such as precious metals, gems or currency
Noun
Trade in smuggled goods
Verb
To search through with the intent of committing robbery
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“Believing there was no army in the field to oppose him, he grew careless and let large foraging parties plunder the region.”
Verb
To pillage, take or destroy all the goods of, by force (as in war)
“They are all local tribes people and former poachers - so no one knows better than them the motivation and methods of those who plunder the sanctuary for animals and plants.”
Verb
To confront through the use of military force
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To rob by the use of trickery or threats
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To be a thief
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Search madly for
Verb
Attack, terrorize
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