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pluhn derd

  • v  take illegally; of intellectual property
    This writer plundered from famous authors
  • v  plunder (a town) after capture
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils
  • v  destroy and strip of its possession
  • s  wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value
    people returned to the plundered village

  • Nor could the Marcos family, one suspects, manage to spend the billions of dollars they plundered from the Philippines.
  • When her fiance learns about her outside partners, he insists she have a simultaneous assignation with all four of them, and her every orifice is plundered.
  • In search of a future flash point for conflicts over plundered artifacts? Search no further than Iraq's National Museum.
News & Articles

  • Boy to donate birthday money to replant stolen Venus Flytraps
    WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A Wilmington boy is donating all of his upcoming birthday money to help replant Venus Flytraps recently plundered from a park. Leo Jack is asking his friends and family for help so he can donate as much as possible to the recently created Flytrap Fund. Leo's sixth birthday is Monday, and he is intent on helping the rare carnivorous plants make a comeback. "Because they ...
    June 18, 2013 - WWAY 3 Wilmington
Quotes

  • Moammar Gadhafi in Africasia
    And in a speech on Friday in Lisbon, Libya's leader Moamer Kadhafi said it was time for those who carved up the continent to "compensate the people they colonised and whose riches they plundered".
  • Achim Steiner in TIME
    Fisheries across the world are being plundered, or exploited at unsustainable rates,said Achim Steiner, the executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme.
  • Kevin Rudd in Sydney Morning Herald
    For years, the private sector has poached and plundered talent from the public sector,Mr Rudd said. "The Australian Public Service should equally seek out talent from the private sector."

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