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reave

reave

 
pronunciation:
riv
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reaved, reft, reaving, reaves
definition 1: to take away by or as if by force; seize.
Stormtroopers reft him from his home in the middle of the night.
synonyms:
seize
definition 2: to deprive (one) of something.
The war reft them of their property.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to plunder or pillage.
synonyms:
rob