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Synonyms for depredate

to rob of goods by force, especially in time of war

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If you are hunting on private land, an opportunity sometimes occurs to take an animal that is depredating crops or livestock.
In both instances, following the nightly roost rest, and before departing for their roost in the evening, the depredating tenacity seemed higher in the absence of management devices.
Here we document the first record of a speckled kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula holbrooki) depredating the nest of an eastern meadowlark.
John Nielsen-Gammon [the state climatologist] to conclude that this is the worst single-year drought in history, with the lack of moisture coupled with the intense, intense, just depredating heat that we're facing.
Transient killer whales were documented depredating several different species of marine mammals (Fig.
However, we watched gulls depredating adult black guillemots in two separate breeding seasons at St.
When faced with a challenge, some instructors may reiterate classroom rules in a manner some students may experience as depredating, with little or no exploration of the process.
He was also solely responsible for monitoring, scaring, and depredating thousands of birds attempting to feed and nest on the airfield.
Many state governments provide compensation for damage caused by deer or issue depredation permits to allow for the removal of depredating animals.
All fishermen indicated they had observed bottlenose dolphins depredating bait or catch--king mackerel being the species most often taken by dolphins.
Population growth rate of the depredating Podisus nigrispinus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) and of the Tuta absoluta (Leptoptera: gelechiidae) in wintering place.
63) The court noted that the golden eagle was not an endangered species and that even though no permit had ever been issued to kill a golden eagle for religious purposes, permits had been issued "to non-Indian ranchers to take depredating golden eagles.