To plunder; to strip by violence; to pillage; to rob; -- with of before the name of the thing taken; as, to spoil one of his goods or possession.
To seize by violence;; to take by force; to plunder.
To cause to decay and perish; to corrput; to vitiate; to mar.
To render useless by injury; to injure fatally; to ruin; to destroy; as, to spoil paper; to have the crops spoiled by insects; to spoil the eyes by reading.
To practice plunder or robbery.
To lose the valuable qualities; to be corrupted; to decay; as, fruit will soon spoil in warm weather.
That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty.
Public offices and their emoluments regarded as the peculiar property of a successful party or faction, to be bestowed for its own advantage; -- commonly in the plural; as to the victor belong the spoils.
That which is gained by strength or effort.
The act or practice of plundering; robbery; aste.
Corruption; cause of corruption.
The slough, or cast skin, of a serpent or other animal.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. Audrey Hepburn
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Epicurus
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it. Lao Tzu
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. Ernest Hemingway
If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat - in other words, turn you into an adult. P. J. O'Rourke
spoil in Afrikaans is bederf
spoil in Danish is beskadige
spoil in Dutch is bederven, havenen, beschadigen
spoil in Finnish is hutiloida, pilata
spoil in Italian is viziare
spoil in Spanish is averiarse, despojo
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