Noun(1) goods or money obtained illegally(2) the act of stealing valuable things from a place
Verb(1) steal goods; take as spoils
(1) In a series of attacks starting in 1748 until 1761, Abdali would not only pillage and loot Delhi, he also cleaned out Mathura, Kashmir and cities in Panjab.(2) The hundreds of millions of dollars being reaped from this pillage , officials say, are going to some of Indonesia's top serving or retired military officers.(3) That course was not open because several ministers in Modi's cabinet were participating in the violence and/or monitoring the organised crowds to guarantee effective pillage and slaughter.(4) The commission held him accountable for the rampage of pillage , murder, and destruction conducted by his forces in the Philippines before his capture.(5) His tenure at the Ministry of the Navy was a complete failure and he presided over the cultural pillage of Italy and Egypt.(6) Nero did not want anyone to know that he had been born in the village they were about to rape, pillage , and plunder their grimy guts out.(7) The truth of the matter is that Europeans are not to be trusted in nature because they rape and pillage the earth, whereas your indigenous peoples regard the earth as their mother and treat her with the greatest respect.(8) Well prior to the outbreak of the current war, they warned the Pentagon of the dangers to Iraq's cultural heritage posed by postwar pillage and destruction.(9) Has there been a rash of rape, pillage and plundering by marauding bands of illegals?(10) Leaving ├ö├ç├┐the whole subject├ö├ç├û to local commanders nevertheless permitted considerable latitude for pillage or destruction and was in itself an important principle.(11) Meanwhile, they trash every commandment of God, launch a new war every year, loot the treasury, neglect education, health and the environment and pillage the earth under a blanket of annihilatory weapons.(12) However, despite my outing of this pillage in June, I have yet to hear from any of the grave robber's fellow club-members that he has repented and replaced the stolen item.(13) If all episodes of pillage were as easy to explain, the UN might not today be facing what is shaping up as the biggest scandal in its chequered history.(14) With her own eyes Flavia had watched the savages work, their blond hair caked with dust and beer, their pink faces contorted with the joy of pillage .(15) This area was patrolled by German mercenaries who went on a rampage of pillage and terrorising the local population.(16) And He came into the stock exchange, where He found them intent on the rape and pillage of the peoples of the world, and he caused all trading to stop.
1. robbery ::
2. booty ::
4. ransack ::
5. steal ::
6. strip ::
Different Formspillage, pillaged, pillages, pillaging
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