depredation


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Synonyms for depredation

Synonyms for depredation

an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding

(usually plural) a destructive action

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I had succeeded in killing a hawk and two crows when I came within sight of the mansion; and then, relinquishing further depredations, I sauntered on, to have a look at the old place, and see what changes had been wrought in it by its new inhabitant.
For a short distance he pursued his way in the wake of the black warriors, coming down presently to bury the meat of his kill where it would be safe from the depredations of Dango, the hyena, or the other meat-eating beasts and birds of the jungle.
Should a war be the result of the precarious situation of European affairs, and all the unruly passions attending it be let loose on the ocean, our escape from insults and depredations, not only on that element, but every part of the other bordering on it, will be truly miraculous.
And so it was that a score of the fleetest and most doughty warriors of the tribe set out in pursuit of Korak and Akut but a few minutes after they had left the scene of The Killer's many depredations.
Like other parts of the world, big cats are facing various threats in Pakistan such as habitat loss and its degradation, decline in natural prey base, livestock depredation and retaliatory killing, lack of awareness, climate change and poaching for trade in its skins and other parts,' said the minister.
Like other parts of the world, big cats are facing various threats in Pakistan including; habitat loss/degradation, decline in natural prey base, livestock depredation and retaliatory killing, lack of awareness, climate change and poaching for trade (skins and other parts).
Tenders are invited for OUTSOURCES LABOUR - FOR ANTI DEPREDATION CAMPS DURING 2017-18 AT RAMADEVARABETTA SF IN RAMANAGARA RANGE - 2 CAMPS - 8 NOS.
La SNCFT a fait savoir que les barrieres automatiques sont inutilisables, aux passages a niveau situes aux points kilometriques 11 + 871, et 11 + 908, a l'entree de la station de Naassen, en raison d'actes de depredation repetes.
The friend had a depredation permit from the Department of Fish and Wildlife, which is something that is granted by the State of California to allow the permittee to kill a nuisance bear.
Results revealed that 76 livestock heads were depredated by grey wolf during the study period; the highest depredation was recorded at Bhedian study site (22%) followed by Mali (185) and Dukk (13%).
His topics include Egyptology in antiquity, a medieval hiatus, ancient Egypt in the age of the Enlightenment, the decipherment of the hieroglyphs, Egypt itself, arrested development, preservation and depredation, taking possession of Egypt for the cause of science, and Mariette's monopoly.
The three-judge panel upheld one conviction against the trio on a charge of depredation of property.
Killing deer is not the only alternative to forestalling Lyme disease, traffic accidents and forest depredation.
The use of defensive behaviors to avoid depredation can increase an animal's chances of survival.
Le garde a vue a appele, sur sa page facebook, a la prise d'assaut du poste d'une unite de la surete et a sa depredation, precise le communique qui ajoute que le ministere de l'Interieur n' a fait qu'appliquer les decisions administratives prises par le gouverneur de Tunis ordonnant la restitution de biens fonciers relevant des Domaines de l'Etat nonobstant la personne qui les occupe.