Example sentences for: despoiled

How can you use “despoiled” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Nantucket, according to Sunday's Times , is fast being despoiled by parvenus who are tearing down historic houses and replacing them with soulless mansions because of loopholes in the local zoning laws.

  • The Daily Star of Bangladesh paints the Iraqi crisis as a pitiful Iraq against a ruthless aggressor in an editorial Sunday, saying, " 'Defiance' of a despoiled country resonates with a total back-to-the-wall desperation."

  • 7. "From the most recent issue of the Atlantic : 'When they envision their future, Xers don't just see a government drifting toward the political equivalent of Chapter 11 ; they also see a crippled social structure, a dwindling middle class, and a despoiled natural habitat.

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