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despoliation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Despoliation  \De*spo`li*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  despoliatio.  See 
  {Despoil}.] 
  A  stripping  or  plundering;  spoliation.  --Bailey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  despoliation 
  n  :  the  act  of  stripping  and  taking  by  force  [syn:  {spoil},  {spoliation}, 
  {spoilation},  {despoilment}] 




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