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 Meanings and Examples of PLUNDER
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plunder
 v.  take goods of by force, or without right; spoil; sack; strip; rob
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  Here as at Tarutino they went after plunder, leaving the men.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVIII
2  Disregarding Napoleon they rushed after the plunder and Napoleon managed to escape.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVIII
3  The longer the French remained the more these forms of town life perished, until finally all was merged into one confused, lifeless scene of plunder.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIV
4  Within a week the peasants who came with empty carts to carry off plunder were stopped by the authorities and made to cart the corpses out of the town.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIV
5  Then indeed, amazed at the tokens and driven by madness, they raise a cry and snatch fire from the hearths within; others plunder the altars, and cast on brushwood boughs and brands.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
6  Straightway the doors are torn open and the dark house laid plain; the stolen oxen and forsworn plunder are shewn forth to heaven, and the misshapen carcase dragged forward by the feet.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
7  The victorious Rutulians, with their spoils and the plunder regained, bore dead Volscens weeping to the camp.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
8  White hairs bear the weight of the helmet; and it is ever our delight to drive in fresh spoil and live on our plunder.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
9  The skiff was half full of plunder which that gang had stole there on the wreck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.
10  Still," persisted Franz, "I suppose you will allow that such men as Vampa and his band are regular villains, who have no other motive than plunder when they seize your person.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 38. The Compact.
11  Furnished with this plunder, Andrea leaped with a lighter heart from the window, intending to slip through the hands of the gendarmes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
12  "The thieves are outlying for scalps and plunder," said the white man, whom we shall call Hawkeye, after the manner of his companions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
13  An Indian seldom sleeps in war, and plunder may keep a Huron here after his tribe has departed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
14  It was profusely strewed with the plunder of that unlucky fortress.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
15  The immense plunder which this villain had amassed, was buried with him in the sea, and out of the whole only one sheep was saved.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XX
Example Sentence:
1  In the name of class, creed and religion we plunder one another with the most powerful weapons available.
2  How about the freedom to not have to worry that some greedy profiteer is going to plunder all of my retirement options?
3  The imperialists plundered many valuable works of art.
4  They trussed up the guards before they plundered the bank.
5  They plundered and burned the market town of Leominster.
6  The rich provinces of Asia Minor were plundered by the invaders.
7  The woeful ongoing situation of open archaeological sites which are being systematically plundered by antique smugglers will be another priority issue.
8  They amassed huge wealth by plundering the colonies.