pillaged


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Related to pillaged: despoiled, plundered, looted
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Synonyms for pillaged

wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value

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having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence

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It brings a tear to my eye when I think back to the times when I used to work in those areas among such wonderful people who would share the last crust of bread with you, when all around they are still being robbed, pillaged and raped by this Government.
A former safecracker and one-time football club saviour has blamed the buyers of his company for its demise, saying they "raped and pillaged it" for their own ends.
Over the course of two days, the Iraq Museum was systematically pillaged and vandalized.
The time is now near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed, and themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from which no human efforts will deliver them.
Byzantine frescoes pillaged from a church in Cyprus have found a glorious new resting place in a modern chapel that uses panels of translucent glass to evoke a thrilling sense of the numinous.
Nine centuries after the First Crusade, hundreds of Christians are again on their way to Jerusalem -- this time with a message of apology to Muslims and Jews for the atrocities committed as their predecessors murdered, raped and pillaged their way to the Holy Land.
I think it is the most beautiful country in the world and the people were just gracious and lovely considering they have been raped and pillaged by the English for so long.
A SCREENWRITER is claiming Walt Disney pillaged drawings and characters he created for their blockbuster Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl.
Looters pillaged the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad and last week it emerged that US authorities had recovered almost 40,000 manuscripts and 700 artifacts that were missing.
He also stressed that major Hollywood studios and record labels aren't the only enterprises being pillaged by pirates.
The horses were found buried side by side on a bed of birch bark next to a funeral chamber containing the pillaged burial of two Scythian nobles.