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Word of the Day — October 29, 2012

October 29, 2012 - Scott Viau
Pillage — PILL-edge — stealing, robbing, often during wartime

Example: "A Newsweek's review of both the novel and movie made from it - 'Cloud Atlas' — stated that the page-turner by David Mitchell 'compiled a wholly original vision of the human condition out of borrowed parts — pillaging everything from Herman Melville to Evelyn Waugh ...'"

 
 

 

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