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- n. prey; plunder; booty
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Prey; plunder; booty.
- intransitive v. To prey; to plunder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To plunder; pillage; rob.
- n. Spoil; booty; plunder; pillage.
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Prosecutors said the deal wasn't legitimate because Enron had promised to take Merrill out of the deal within six months at a prede termined profit.
WELLINGTON WEBBWebb, who wears tennis shoes even with suits, took a laughingstock of an airport from his prede - cessor and helped get it open.
His progress was notably slower than that of his prede-cessor.
At best meta - physical beliefs can only be dogmatically, rather than demonstratively, maintained, as were in fact, Kant held, the beliefs of his immediate rationalist prede - cessors of the Wolffian school in Germany.
In theology, as in so much of its life, the twentieth century has been in sharp revolt against its prede - cessor — as the nineteenth was against the eighteenth.
Like his prede - cessor, Babbitt sought too neat a compartmentalization not only of art forms but of genre.
Each of the yugas differs from its prede - cessor much as the Ages of Hesiod did, in that wicked - ness and general evil grow greater.
At this mo - ment there came into existence a violent anti-Platonic literature which made Plato appear as the true prede - cessor of the detestable Rousseau.
Building on the foundations prepared by his highly admired prede - cessor, Ptolemy was able to complete the edifice of ancient cosmology.
But, unlike his Damascene prede - cessor, Copernicus did not use a second epicycle for the sun; he retained eccentric orbits; and his numerical results also differed, being based in part on his own observations.