marauding

[ muh-raw-ding ]
/ məˈrɔ dɪŋ /

adjective

engaged in raiding for plunder, especially roaming about and ravaging an area: marauding bands of outlaws.
undertaken for plunder: a marauding raid.

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Origin of marauding

First recorded in 1745–55; maraud + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for marauding

marauding
/ (məˈrɔːdɪŋ) /

adjective

wandering or raiding in search of plunder or victims
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