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English definition of “marauding”

marauding

adjective [before noun]     /məˈrɔː.dɪŋ/ US  /-ˈrɑː-/
going from one place to another killing or using violence, stealing, and destroying: Witnesses reported gangs of marauding soldiers breaking into people's houses and setting fire to them.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of marauding adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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