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

  maraud \ma*raud"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Marauded; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Marauding.] [F. marauder, fr. maraud vagabond, OF.
     marault; of uncertain origin, perh. for malault, fr.
     (assumed) LL. malaldus; fr. L. malus bad, ill + a suffix of
     German origin (cf. Herald). Cf. Malice.]
     To rove in quest of plunder; to make an excursion for booty;
     to plunder. "Marauding hosts." --Milman.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding;
             "bands of marauding Indians"; "predatory warfare"; "a
             raiding party" [syn: marauding, predatory, raiding]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "marauding":
     banditry, brigandage, brigandism, depredation, despoiling,
     despoilment, despoliation, direption, foraging, foray, freebooting,
     looting, pillage, pillaging, plunder, plundering, plunderous,
     predacious, predatory, raid, raiding, ransacking, rape, rapine,
     ravage, ravagement, ravaging, ravishment, razzia, reiving, rifling,
     sack, sacking, spoiling, spoliation, spoliatory

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