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ex-pīlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.,
I.to pillage, rob, plunder (class.; syn.: privo, orbo, compilo, spolio, diripio, populor, vasto, praedor).
I. Lit.: “si socios spolias, aerarium expilas,Cic. Par. 6, 1, 43; cf. Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 27: “ad expilandos socios diripiendasque provincias,id. de Imp. Pomp. 19, 57: “fana,id. Off. 3, 23: “armarium,id. Clu. 64, 181: “thesauros,Liv. 31, 12, 3: rem hereditariam, Dig. 29, 2, 21; cf.: “expilatae hereditatis,Dig. 47, tit. 47.—*
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.4.61
    • Cicero, For Aulus Cluentius, 64.181
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 3.31
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 31, 12
    • Cicero, Paradoxa Stoicorum, 6
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 3.23
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