depredate

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Synonyms for depredate

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

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A real sense of the true Ubuntu spirit, juxtaposed with the tragedy of the limitless and depredatory nature of poverty.
These sentiments are likely to have been deepened by the September 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent global recession, universally ascribed to excessive deregulation, depredatory market behaviour, and financial speculation.
Ships, ports and the intermodal transportation systems to which they are connected are highly vulnerable to terrorist attacks and other depredatory acts.
This was held to be especially true in the depredatory world of older men ensnaring much younger females.