Depredation can be the act of destroying or robbing a village—or the overall damage that time can do to things held dear.
A predatory animal hunts other animals in order to eat them.
an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
someone who attacks in search of booty
profit from in an exploitatory manner
profiting from in an exploitative manner
engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping
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