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Meaning of PILLAGING

Pronunciation:  p'ilijing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of Rome"; "his plundering of the great authors"
 

PILLAGING is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pillage, plundering
 
 See Also: aggression, banditry, depredation, despoilation, despoilment, despoliation, devastation, hostility, looting, predation, rape, rapine, ravaging, robbery, spoil, spoilation, spoliation

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: assault, attack, banditry, battering, brigandage, brigandism, butchery, depredation, despoiling, despoilment, despoliation, direption, disorderliness, foraging, foray, forcible seizure, freebooting, killing, laying waste, looting, marauding, massacre, obstreperousness, onslaught, pillage, plunder, plundering, plunderous, predacious, predacity, predatory, raid, raiding, ransacking, rapaciousness, rapacity, rape, rapine, ravage, ravagement, ravaging, ravenousness, ravishment, razzia, reiving, rifling, riot, rioting, sack, sacking, sharkishness, slaughter, sowing with salt, spoiling, spoliation, spoliatory, unruliness, violation, wolfishness
 

 

 

 

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