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Synonyms for spoilation

the act of stripping and taking by force

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I commented that we could all vouch for the apparent huge acreage here within the Greater Birmingham conurbation, which bears repeating when considering the proposed spoilation at Bromsgrove for instance, concerning which Julie Kirkbride MP has also commented at length in your columns recently.
Yellowstone was "dedicated and set apart as a park or pleasuring ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people", to be preserved "from injury or spoilation of all timber, mineral deposits, natural curiosities, or wonders, within the park, and their retention in their natural condition".
Governments require fiscal revenue in order to provide public goods, but there are incentive effects due to this action, even if it is generously assumed that the leaders do not engage in spoilation (Levi, 1988).
As to duration, Locke's spoilation proviso provides one type of qualification: a property right endures until it becomes clear that the property is going to spoil.
No rage against the spoilation of Mother Earth, her water, air and soil being rendered unfit for the living.
Of particular note, in the British context, was the ruling by Judge Anderson, in April 1948, that the charges against Krupp of abuse of slave labour and of spoilation of industrial plants in the occupied countries should stand.
iv identified by Bullen in his introduction and annotations passim, are patents for iron-milling with associated complaints concerning the spoilation of forests, glass-making, debased coinage, and a petition on the exportation of undressed broadcloth.
And that, in the final analysis, is what he is after, consciousness of Creation and our spoilation of it.