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plunder
used in The Road by McCarthy

3 uses
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Definition
to steal — often after conquering the location with the goods

or:

the goods stolen
  • He walked out through the woods to where they'd left the cart. It was still lying there but it had been plundered.
plundered = stolen from (things of value had been stolen from the cart)
  • The country was stripped and plundered years ago and they found nothing in the houses and buildings by the roadside.
  • He got dressed and they set out down the beach carrying the last of their plunder.

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