"pillage" in the noun sense
1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money
goods or money obtained illegally
2. plundering, pillage, pillaging
the act of stealing valuable things from a place
"the plundering of the Parthenon"
"his plundering of the great authors"
"pillage" 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"
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