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despoil

  

      vb   tr   to strip or deprive by force; plunder; rob; loot  
     (C13: from Old French despoillier, from Latin despoliare, from de- + spoliare to rob (esp. of clothing); see spoil)  
  despoiler      n  
  despoilment      n  
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despoil

  
  
denude, deprive, destroy, devastate, dispossess, divest, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, rifle, rob, strip, total     (slang)   trash     (slang)   vandalize, wreak havoc upon, wreck  

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