Origin of depredation
OTHER WORDS FROM depredationdep·re·da·tion·ist, noun
How to use depredation in a sentence
The depredations suffered by Southern blacks at the hands of white authorities had been known, at an abstract level, for decades.
Is it the depredations of unfettered capitalism that make people the servants of the market rather than the other way around?
Only grassroots opposition stopped, or at least limited, their depredations.America’s New Oligarchs—Fwd.us and Silicon Valley’s Shady 1 Percenters|Joel Kotkin|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Surely it makes more sense to think that it was Southern poverty that made possible the Northern depredations.
Yet in the end, it's hard quite to blame these Northern depredations for Southern poverty.
These savages committed great depredations on the frontiers, and refused all terms of peace.
For the benefit of innocents who do not know what poaching is like, I will give an idea of this one dog's depredations.The Chequers|James Runciman
A company of 2000 men were sent on shore from the French fleet to arrest their depredations, but were compelled to embark again.
Provost General Macy, of Massachusetts, established a guard to prevent depredations and to save the army from demoralization.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
When a lion has made his presence known, either by frequent depredations or by roarings, a hunting party is formed.The Animal Story Book|Various