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plunder

noun booty, depredation, devastation, foray, haul, ill-gotten goods, illicit gains, loot, maraud, pillage, praeda, raid, rapina, rapine, ravin, razzia, robbery, sack, seizure, spoils, spoliation, stolen articles, stolen goods, take, theft

plunder

verb buccaneer, carry off, compilare, depredate, desolate, despoil, displume, divest, flay, impoverish, lay in ruins, lay waste, loot, maraud, overthrow, pillage, pirate, prey on, purloin, raid, ransack, ravage, raze, reave, rifle, rob, ruin, sack, seize, steal, strip, take away, thieve
See also: despoil, devastate, hijack, hold up, loot, pillage, pirate, prey, prize, rape, rob, spoil, spoils, spoliation, steal

TO PLUNDER. The capture of personal property on land by a public enemy, with a view of making it his own. The property so captured is called plunder. See Booty; Prize.

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"You seem to have but little plunder,[*] stranger, for one who is far abroad," bluntly interrupted the emigrant, as if he had a reason for wishing to change the conversation.
'You yourself were speaking of plunder just now, you know.
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The defense counsels of alleged 'pork barrel queen', Janet Lim Napoles, urged the Sandiganbayan on Wednesday to order the dismissal of the plunder case filed against her by Sen.
del Castillo, the Court granted the petition of Valencia seeking to set aside the the April 6, 2015 and September 10, 2015 resolutions of the anti-graft cout, the Sandiganbayan which denied his demurrer to evidence as far as his plunder case was concerned since the charge involved only P13.3 million which was below the P50 million threshold for plunder.
In seeking the return of death penalty in the country, President Duterte said Thursday he prefers to keep the plunder threshold at P50 million and execute convicts by hanging.
for blaming her over the plunder charges filed against him for his involvement in the multi-million-peso pork barrel scam, the biggest corruption scandal in 2013.
The Sandiganbayan's Special Third Division upheld its denial of Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes' plea to let her post bail in a plunder case.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan People's Party Secretary-General Nayyar Hussain Bokhari on Tuesday demanded that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif should be put on the exit control list as 'his loot and plunder has been exposed'.
Louis, MO, May 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Pixel Factory, today announced the release of its first game for iPhone- Pirate Plunder. A non-violent, thought-provoking game meant to hone gamers' analytical skills, Pirate Plunder is sure to entertain consumers from age 8 and up.
President Ahmadi-nejad says the main goal of the Western powers in their foreign policies is to plunder the oil and other riches of the Middle East.