Not forty Van Hupfeldts nor a legion of ghosts should reave him of those telling pieces of evidence!
But they try to reave from God, His part, who would be praised of men for good deeds.
I am doing what I can to reave the heavens of these monsters.
Old English reafian "to rob (something from someone), plunder, pillage," from Proto-Germanic *raubjon (cf. Old Frisian ravia, Middle Dutch roven, Dutch rooven, Old High German roubon, German rauben), from PIE *reup- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)). Related: Reaved; reaving.