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Definition of "despoiler" [de•spoil•er]

  • One who despoils; one who strips by force; a plunderer. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "despoiler" in a sentence
  • "Despite the ongoing work of legions grinding out endless new and improved proofs that FDR was a despoiler of democracy and our economic system, it is worth remembering the reason virtually all serious historians rank him among the top three of our greatest presidents."
  • "Theodore Roosevelt, said Brinkley, who is author of a volume on TR the environmentalist, "would have gone after BP as a 'despoiler of the gulf.'""
  • "Some will use Earth Day to depict America as an energy wastrel and despoiler of the earth."