despoiler


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Synonyms for despoiler

someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

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The steep alpine hillsides of Patterson's 'Man' are now described by the discourse of 'national park' and 'wilderness', and the sounds of man and nature in partnership have been silenced and replaced by a belief system of man as visitor and intruder and despoiler.
However, the prospect of having that ex-Liberal Democrat MP and despoiler of Transylvanian pop princesses beamed into my living room on I'm A Celebrity.
Perhaps the first great despoiler of Jesus was Paul, whose own intellect couldn't help but get in the way of his missionary zeal.
the brother realizing that the sister's virginity must be destroyed in order to have existed at all, taking that virginity in the person of the brother-in-law, the man whom he would be if he could become, metamorphose into, the lover, the husband; by whom he would be despoiled, choose for despoiler, if he could become, metamorphose into the sister, the mistress, the bride.
Hrun is "a fighter of dragons, a despoiler of temples, a hired sword" (CoM 94).
To say nothing of James Watt, despoiler of the environment and insulter of nearly everybody, including explicitly the Jews in both ethnic and political references.
Bass PeterVolpe made a strong, menacing presence of De Guiche, a would-be despoiler of Roxane.
We need to face our face as rapist and despoiler and change it.
Between the wars the aristocracy sank in the sands of nostalgia and right-wing politics, only to be revived after the 1945 as custodian of the national heritage, protector not despoiler of the countryside, the symbol not of debauchery but of gracious living and civilisation.
Each is an apt figure for the author as tracer of traces and despoiler of an inscribed academic archive.
What emerges here is a view that humanity is the scourge of the earth, the despoiler of natural order and harmony.
A finding of spoliation (Spoliators should not be able to benefit from their wrongdoing, which means that all things are presumed against a despoiler or wrongdoer);
For the first time in the history era people that has been persecuted, oppressed, plundered and despoiled for hundreds of years in the countries of Europe, a persecutor and despoiler has been obliged to return part of his spoils and has even undertaken to make collective reparation as partial compensation for material losses.
For the first time in the history of a people that has been persecuted, oppressed, plundered and despoiled for hundreds of years in the countries of Europe a persecutor and despoiler has been obliged to return part of his spoils and has even undertaken to make collective reparation as partial compensation for the material losses.
15) Thus an absolute contrast is established between Hastings and his predecessor Clive, who in the rhetoric of earlier anti-Company propaganda was frequently depicted as a despoiler of the paradisal garden that was India.