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 for loot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loot \Loot\ (l[=oo]t), n. [Hind. l[=u][.t], Skr. l[=o]tra,
     l[=o]ptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.]
     1. The act of plundering.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered
        or sacked city.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Hence: Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.
     4. Broadly: Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted
        with all the loot he got for his birthday.
     5. Money; as, you shouldn't carry all that loot around with
        you in the city; she made a pile of loot from trading in
        cattle futures. [slang]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loot \Loot\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Looted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully
     obtained by war.
     [1913 Webster]
           Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses. --L.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: goods or money obtained illegally [syn: loot, booty,
           pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money]
      2: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage,
         clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce,
         lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch,
         shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum]
      v 1: take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer
           plundered from famous authors" [syn: loot, plunder]
      2: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people
         looted the stores that were deserted by their owners" [syn:
         plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle,
         ransack, pillage, foray]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "loot":
     abduct, assault, attack, barbarize, batter, blackmail, boodle,
     booty, brutalize, burn, butcher, carry off, carry on, depredate,
     despoil, destroy, dough, filthy lucre, fleece, forage, foray,
     freeboot, gelt, go on, graft, greenbacks, gut, hammer, haul,
     hot goods, jack, kidnap, knock off, knock over, lay waste, lettuce,
     lift, lucre, maraud, maul, moolah, mug, perks, perquisite,
     pickings, pillage, plunder, pork barrel, prey on, prize,
     public till, public trough, rage, raid, ramp, rampage, ransack,
     rant, rape, ravage, rave, raven, ravish, reive, relieve, rifle,
     riot, roar, rob, ruin, sack, savage, seizure, shanghai, slaughter,
     sow chaos, spoil, spoils, spoils of office, spoliate, squeeze,
     stealings, stick up, stolen goods, storm, swag, sweep, take, tear,
     tear around, terrorize, throttle, till, vandalize, violate,

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