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Word: ransack

Definition: search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.


Sentences Containing 'ransack'

The case concerned socialist journalist Robert Samuel Ross, who had published a satirical piece in which Bolsheviks ransack heaven.

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