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Textual thesaurus for "despoil"

(verb) spoil, plunder, rape, violate

destroy and strip of its possession

The soldiers raped the beautiful country


(verb) rifle, ransack, reave, plunder, pillage, foray, loot, strip

steal goods; take as spoils

During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners