spoil

phonetic symbol: / spɔ́ɪl / 

spoil - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of stripping and taking by force
despoilation , despoilment , despoliation , spoilation , spoliation

[ noun ]
■ the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
e.g.)
・her spoiling my dress was deliberate
spoilage , spoiling

[ noun ]
■ (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
e.g.)
・to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy

[ verb ]
■ alter from the original
corrupt

[ verb ]
■ become unfit for consumption or use
e.g.)
・the meat must be eaten before it spoils
go bad

[ verb ]
■ make imperfect
deflower , impair , mar , vitiate

[ verb ]
■ destroy and strip of its possession
despoil , plunder , rape , violate

[ verb ]
■ have a strong desire or urge to do something
e.g.)
・He is spoiling for a fight
itch

[ verb ]
■ make a mess of, destroy or ruin
ball up , blow , bobble , bodge , bollix , bollix up , bollocks , bollocks up , botch , botch up , bumble , bungle , flub , fluff , foul up , fuck up , fumble , louse up , mess up , mishandle , muck up , muff , screw up

[ verb ]
■ hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
baffle , bilk , cross , foil , frustrate , queer , scotch , thwart

[ verb ]
■ treat with excessive indulgence
baby , cocker , coddle , cosset , featherbed , indulge , mollycoddle , pamper

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