Depredate vs Unspoil - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between depredate and unspoil

is that depredate is to engage in plundering while unspoil is to make less spoiled.

As verbs the difference between depredate and unspoil

is that depredate is to ransack or plunder; to prey upon while unspoil is to make less spoiled.

depredate

English

Verb

(depredat)
  • to ransack or plunder; to prey upon
  • * Francis Bacon
  • It makes the substance of the body less apt to be consumed and depredated by the spirits.
  • to engage in plundering
  • unspoil

    English

    Verb

  • To make less spoiled.
  • * 2007 , Molly Gloss, The Hearts of Horses , Houghton Mifflin Company (2007), ISBN 9780547525242, unnumbered page:
  • The week before, watching her work, Logerwell had called out to her, "I can tell you right now, if you mollycoddle a horse he'll turn out spoilt, and I've had to unspoil plenty of horses that've been girl-broke.
  • * 2007 , Donald Trump & Bill Zanker, Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life , HarperCollins (2007), ISBN 9780061547836, page 155:
  • A few negative people can ruin an entire office environment, which shows you how powerful negativity is. It is so bad, even positive workers can't “unspoil ” it.
  • * 2011 , Jane Douch, From Pamela Jane with Some Honor , Strategic Book Group (2011), ISBN 9781609763565, page 32:
  • As John grew into a toddler he was quite spoilt, so I took the serious responsibility of unspoiling him.

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