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present participle of despoil
as in pillaging
to search through with the intent of committing robbery the burglars despoiled the art museum in search of treasures they thought they could sell to a fence

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“Despoiling.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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