DEPREDATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEPREDATION
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 n.  plundering; destructive action; predatory attack; damage or loss
Classic Sentence:
1  A million regimented assassins, from one extremity of Europe to the other, get their bread by disciplined depredation and murder, for want of more honest employment.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XX
2  Against their depredations, a small black sentinel was stationed on the front porch.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
3  The newspapers were so muzzled that no public protest could be raised against the injustices or depredations of the military, and individual protests were silenced with jail sentences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  The nobles themselves, each fortified within his own castle, and playing the petty sovereign over his own dominions, were the leaders of bands scarce less lawless and oppressive than those of the avowed depredators.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  After the depredation of invaders, the people were penniless.
2  Most southern towns have suffered from the reckless depredation of the armed gang.