What is another word for despoil?

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[ dɪspˈɔ͡ɪl], [ dɪspˈɔ‍ɪl], [ d_ɪ_s_p_ˈɔɪ_l]

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How to use "Despoil" in context?

Despoiling is depriving someone of something that is rightfully theirs, typically through theft or fraud. The word comes from the Latin despoilare, meaning "to strip (someone) of clothing." The practice is especially odious when carried out in order to greedily acquire valuables that belong to someone else.

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