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ran·sack

ransack

 
 
pronunciation:
raen saek
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ransacks, ransacking, ransacked
definition: to search through thoroughly, esp. for items to steal; plunder.
The thieves ransacked the tomb in search of treasure.
similar words:
loot, maraud, pillage, plunder, rifle, rummage, scour, search
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