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ransacked

verb
past tense of ransack

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1 to search through with the intent of committing robbery
  • it was clear that the thieves who had ransacked the museum were professionals—they bypassed most of the exhibits and went straight for the vaults

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2 to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something
  • I've ransacked the whole house for that book you lent me and it's nowhere to be found

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“Ransacked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ransacked. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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