Rapine

Definition of Rapine

Rap´ine   Pronunciation: răp´ĭn
n.1.The act of plundering; the seizing and carrying away of things by force; spoliation; pillage; plunder.
Men who were impelled to war quite as much by the desire of rapine as by the desire of glory.
- Macaulay.
2.Ravishment; rape.
v. t.1.To plunder.

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pillage, pillaging, plundering, rape
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