- to plunder, rob, or ruin.
Origin of spoliate
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Examples from the Web for spoliated
Why did we not hear this when the British spoliated on our commerce!
In The Creditor, Strindberg treats again his favourite theme of the vampire woman and the spoliated man.Modernities
Horace Barnett Samuel
The spoliated Church is avenged upon the heirs of those who worked its temporal ruin.The Little Lady of Lagunitas
Richard Henry Savage
- a less common word for despoil
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