Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/13/15 Depredation

Depredation (noun)
depredation [dep-ri-dey-shuh n]


noun
1. the act of preying upon or plundering; robbery; ravage.

Origin: 1475-85; < Late Latin dēpraedātiōn- (stem of dēpraedātiō) a plundering, equivalent to dēpraedāt (us) (see depredate ) + -iōn- -ion

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