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pillage

tv. to eat a meal, perhaps by raiding a refrigerator. (Perhaps voraciously.) Let’s go pillage Tom’s fridge. I’m hungarian.
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RAMALLAH, September 3, 2012 (WAFA) - The Palestinian human rights group, Al-Haq, in a press release Monday, called on the Israeli authorities to immediately stop the pillaging of the Palestinian natural resources and halt the concession of substantial financial incentives to settlers living in the area.
Robert Ballard, who found the ship nearly 27 years ago, has said new measures should be introduced for anyone visiting the site, to prevent them pillaging for souvenirs.
This change in security philosophy has been prompted by the constant pillaging of antiquities there over the past four months.
Commenting on what he called "this wonderful union of all countries victimized by colonialist pillaging," Rael declared that all items now in occidental museums as a result of colonialism must be returned to their original countries.
And the Vikings - Norse with Attitude - to join in the pillaging.
When the Viking threatened centuries ago it was in human form - they harnessed the wind to transport their longboats and spread their terror across many lands - but now beware and take heed as the ghosts of the Vikings have risen from the grave and are back, just as deadly, raping and pillaging, in the form of large and monstrous machines which again also rely on the wind
But I don't understand raping and pillaging in business.
It doesn't take long for a band of marauders to interrupt this peaceful, easy feeling, pillaging the village with a brutality that is hard to stomach.
It's part of a growing trend that deserves strong support from the West: poor countries seeking economic opportunities by protecting nature rather than pillaging it.
And pillaging, or theft of artifacts, is always a fear.
Reparations that could cost Uganda $8bn for invading and pillaging the Democratic Republic of Congo "has set a precedent in the sub-region and countries will think twice before engaging in conflicts and taking advantage to enrich themselves", says a DRC government representative.
For Africans to regain the appreciation of African art lost through the pillaging of our culture and minds, we must become educated on African art's relationship with nature, mind, body and spirit.
Pirates are of course associated with rapacious pillaging motivated by excess and greed--a parallel to our age of global capitalism, "coalitions of the willing," and the blurred boundaries of power between nations and corporations.
The characters are memorable, her images of nature are lyrical, and legend, history, horror and humor are cleverly intermingled: "Just say no to pillaging," Olaf [the Viking who captures the hero Jack] solemnly advises Jack at one point, while Olaf himself lays waste to everything around him .
I know how exciting pillaging is,' the giant said fondly, ruffling Jack's hair.