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spoil

  

      vb   , spoils, spoiling, spoilt, spoiled  
1    tr   to cause damage to (something), in regard to its value, beauty, usefulness, etc.  
2    tr   to weaken the character of (a child) by complying unrestrainedly with its desires  
3    intr   (of perishable substances) to become unfit for consumption or use  
the fruit must be eaten before it spoils     
4    intr     (Sport)   to disrupt the play or style of an opponent, as to prevent him from settling into a rhythm  
5    Archaic   to strip (a person or place) of (property or goods) by force or violence  
6    be spoiling for   to have an aggressive desire for (a fight, etc)  
      n  
7    waste material thrown up by an excavation  
8    any treasure accumulated by a person  
this gold ring was part of the spoil     
9    Obsolete  
a    the act of plundering  
b    a strategically placed building, city, etc., captured as plunder,   (See also)        spoils  
     (C13: from Old French espoillier, from Latin spoliare to strip, from spolium booty)  
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spoil

  

      vb  
1    blemish, blow     (slang)   damage, debase, deface, destroy, disfigure, harm, impair, injure, mar, mess up, put a damper on, ruin, scar, total     (slang)   trash     (slang)   undo, upset, wreck  
2    baby, cocker     (rare)   coddle, cosset, indulge, kill with kindness, mollycoddle, overindulge, pamper, spoon-feed  
3    addle, become tainted, curdle, decay, decompose, go bad, go off     (Brit. informal)   mildew, putrefy, rot, turn  
4    spoiling for      bent upon, desirous of, eager for, enthusiastic about, keen to, looking for, out to get     (informal)   raring to  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    augment, conserve, enhance, improve, keep, preserve, save  
2    be strict with, deprive, ignore, pay no attention to, treat harshly  

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