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{adj: despoiled, pillaged, raped, ravaged, sacked} having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence
"the raped countryside"

{adj: flyblown, maggoty} spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
"flyblown meat"
"a sack of maggoty apricots"

{n: Genseric, Gaiseric} king of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)

{n: Syracuse, siege of Syracuse} the Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes)

{n: Vandal} a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455

{n: Visigoth} a member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France

{n: bungler, blunderer, fumbler, bumbler, stumbler, sad sack, botcher, butcher, fuckup} someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence

{n: chemise, sack, shift} a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

{n: dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking} the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

{n: dressing sack, dressing sacque} a woman's loose jacket; worn while dressing

{n: grocery bag} a sack for holding customer's groceries

{n: gunnysack, gunny sack, burlap bag} a bag made of burlap

{n: hammock, sack} a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily

{n: jute} a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

{n: pouch, sac, sack, pocket} an enclosed space
"the trapped miners found a pocket of air"

{n: sack coat} man's hiplength coat with a straight back; the jacket of a suit

{n: sack race} a novelty race in which competitors jump ahead with their feet confined in a sack

{n: sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag} a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

{n: sack, sackful} the quantity contained in a sack

{n: sack, sacque} a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

{n: sackcloth} a coarse cloth resembling sacking

{n: sackcloth} a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse

{n: sacking, bagging} coarse fabric used for bags or sacks

{n: sack} any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)

{n: sack} the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
"the sack of Rome"

{v: bulk} stick out or up
"The parcel bulked in the sack"

{v: fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate} terminate the employment of
"The boss fired his secretary today"
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"
<-> hire

{v: go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire} go to bed in order to sleep
"I usually turn in at midnight"
"He turns out at the crack of dawn"
<-> get up, turn out

{v: net, sack, sack up, clear} make as a net profit
"The company cleared $1 million"

{v: sack, plunder} plunder (a town) after capture
"the barbarians sacked Rome"

{v: sack} put in a sack
"The grocer sacked the onions"

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