confiscate

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confiscate

1. seized or confiscated; forfeit
2. having lost or been deprived of property through confiscation
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The confiscator gang in Peoples Party rulers has done injustice to him by bringing his grave to the witness box of the court after 32 years.
Southern whites would visit their wrath on the Federal soldier who served as the "propagator of the most infamous and sanguinary doctrines, as an apostle of servile war, murder and outrage, as a confiscator and a robber.
Understandably adverse to simple confiscation of property from existing owners--for how, exactly, could the confiscators decide exactly which holdings were amassed through "crony capitalism" and which through honest innovation and work?