"despoil" in the verb sense
1. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray
steal goods take as spoils
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
2. rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder
destroy and strip of its possession
"The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
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