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    1. Another asset is YES we can "spoil" them with things that we couldn't afford for our kids when they were small

    2. I did as I was told and then stepped gingerly over my breakfast tray, not wanting to spoil the dubious pleasures that awaited me on my return from my ablutions

    3. He had to get past this, fending it off would spoil the moment even more than speaking of her

    4. Tarak could have made a big scene, as was his right, but he didn’t want to spoil Rayne’s trek to Ohmu with bad memories; he sent the men on their way

    5. “You really know how to spoil a party you know that

    6. I remember my Dad being quite strict about what I was allowed to do, I railed against it hard and pushed all the time and, in the end he took me on one side and explained, very patiently, that he wasn’t trying to spoil my life – as I had doubtless put it – but was trying to protect me from situations I wasn’t old enough to deal with emotionally

    7. Are you seriously trying to spoil the ending for yourself? For shame… In any case, here is where I shall answer the most persistent question asked about the book:

    8. “We don't want to spoil your views or crowd you in any way since you've looked so hard for an ideal situation, and

    9. the materials which he might sometimes spoil through awkwardness and inexperience

    10. "Won't they spoil?" whispered Flitter to Beauty

    11. Pappi, a Pappi who was about to spoil his record of not failing a

    12. save fuel, and spoil all they have accumulated as

    13. Her presence helped ease some of the pain of his great loss and he didn’t want to spoil it for her

    14. It was reckoned a piece of magnificence in Thomas Becket, that he strewed the floor of his hall with clean hay or rushes in the season, in order that the knights and squires, who could not get seats, might not spoil their fine clothes when they sat down on the floor to eat their dinner

    15. Sharing food that would spoil was one thing, but passing on the things that would keep was something completely different

    16. Also, He"d had four adults to spoil Him all His life

    17. As they had generally contributed a good deal to the victory, it seemed not unreasonable that they should have some share in the spoil

    18. Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors

    19. My parents didn't spoil me

    20. The seized spoil was deposited in a heap outside Headquarters, and soon formed a large pile, a great portion of the articles being of the most common-place description

    21. Niggers are trying, and enough to spoil any person's temper, but there is reason and limit to all things, which this gentleman quite set aside

    22. Alex knew that the Christchurch police loved nothing more than lurking in the hedgerows, waiting to catch the unwary motorist, and he was determined that nothing would spoil his mood tonight

    23. “But of course! A demon prince no less, tasked by Satan himself to achieve vat hasn’t happened for millenia: deestroy and spoil everyzing zat is good and beautiful on zis vorld and harvest our souls to serve as his minions, for all Eternity

    24. Something that will not easily spoil in this heat and moisture

    25. Shadows would want to hang the thing up for a while, and then she and Dove would skin it carefully, so as not to spoil a single finger’s breadth of the hide

    26. Don’t spoil your chances by interjecting, ‘or would you like to ponder your decision over a cup of tea!’

    27. for spoil is that which is ready

    28. 21 But the people took of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the chief of the things which should have been utterly destroyed, to sacrifice to

    29. all the great spoil that they had taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Judah

    30. 19 And there was nothing lacking to them, neither small nor great, neither sons nor daughters, neither spoil, nor anything that they

    31. 20 And David took all the flocks and the herds, which they drove before those other cattle, and said, This is David's spoil

    32. will not give them anything of the spoil that we have recovered, save to every man his wife and his children, that they may lead them

    33. 26 And when David came to Ziklag, he sent of the spoil to the elders of Judah, even to his friends, saying, Note a present for you of

    34. 22 And, note, the servants of David and Joab came from pursuing a troop, and brought in a great spoil with them, but Abner was not

    35. 12 Of Syria, and of Moab, and of the children of Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalek, and of the spoil of Hadadezer, son of

    36. on David's head; And he brought out the spoil of the city in great abundance

    37. I would like to ask Luca about many things when I’m under, but it would spoil the magic, so I try to make a mental note that I obviously forget after just a few instants

    38. 23 And they said, this is blood, the kings are surely killed, and they have struck one another, now therefore, Moab, off to the spoil

    39. I don’t want to read anything that will spoil this feeling: that I am adrift in calm waters

    40. there were precious stones in it; and it was set on David's head, and he brought also exceeding much spoil out of the city

    41. "Perhaps I do spoil them a little," said Anne contritely, "but, oh, Gilbert, when I think of my own childhood before I came to Green Gables I haven't the heart to be very strict

    42. could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before the Lord, and before his host; and they carried away very much spoil

    43. 11 And they offered to the Lord the same time, of the spoil which they had brought,

    44. themselves, more than they could carry away, and they were three days in gathering of the spoil, it was so much

    45. spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Samaria

    46. captives and the spoil before the princes and all the congregation

    47. the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and

    48. spoil of them for a prey

    49. All the guests had been members of her old set and there was no intrusive youth to spoil the flavour, for the only son of the bride and groom was far away at college and could not be present

    50. the spoil of them for a prey,

    1. “Oh give it up Boras; you are nothing more than a spoiled little boy who can’t have his way

    2. Ah," said he at once, "that rose is spoiled! And look, this one is quite crooked! After all, these roses are very ugly! They are just like the box they are planted in!" And then he gave the box a good kick with his foot, and pulled both the roses up

    3. ) The fruit is spoiled and smells bad

    4. He was always a spoiled

    5. Now that he was visiting there, the servants carried him on their hands and spoiled him rotten

    6. The guards had spoiled it for her

    7. He imagined the spoiled, gilded residents in panic, screaming and running in desperation for their very lives - in undiluted terror

    8. A pair of spoiled, spiteful children - they have that in common

    9. Husim knew the voice, the eyes, the rather familiar form of the one person in the cosmos who had resisted, spoiled and upturned his plans at nearly every turn since first abducting her from that very spot all those years ago

    10. He’s been spoiled his whole life, and that’s the problem

    11. wasn't quite sure what, maybe his influence over the world, though the effect was spoiled as he

    12. The students were spoiled and complained at the drop of a hat to the administration

    13. Unfortunately, our cats are a bit on the spoiled side (no idea how that happened)

    14. What I’m saying is, it was a frightening team effort; with Grandpa as our captain, and Grandma as our manager (from the deck), we would all learn what it was like to face down those hens in order to enjoy Grandpa’s famous scrambled eggs with mushrooms and onions, alongside Grandma’s homemade doughnuts and Maxwell House coffee (what can I say, we were spoiled)

    15. The only animal of importance killed was a not over-big leopard, which was so battered about the head by the eager natives that it was completely spoiled, the skin falling a trophy to a Sergeant-Major of the Supply, who gave it the first blow with a heavy stick as it ran

    16. don't, it curdles, and the flavour will be spoiled

    17. conviction that Mabel's babies are sadly spoiled

    18. Remind me again who acts like that when people say things they don't like? Spoiled brats perchance?

    19. leader was found on some savage altar, it was no longer prejudice that spoiled the climate here

    20. wound at his forearm, and the stab spoiled his clothing, penetrating his foes defences, as blood

    21. Pampered and spoiled beyond their parent‘s willingness to control or muster the required checks that separate rights from privileges (inevitably) gave rise to increasingly selfish attitudes common among a growing generation of young men and women accustomed to having their own way

    22. The pursuit of absolute, unconditional ―reform‖ by a generation spoiled beyond measure was the by-product of ―good‖ intentions that failed to take proper account of Human Nature; that is to say, some people don‘t want to be ―changed‖

    23. White bread was a kind of treat for Bru, and some ignorant little prick had just spoiled it

    24. The ’68 Buick Skylark was her baby, and she spoiled, petted, and coddled it

    25. Crooked agents often stole funds intended for the Dakota, or supplied spoiled food and shoddy equipment

    26. I’m a compulsive dreamer, and I feel spoiled to be able to be able to make a career out of imagining things!

    27. Even at lunch, a series of sour notes had spoiled things

    28. Rather embarrassing: he needed to regain control, but she had already switched subjects, moving ahead to his work, so he had to manufacture a lie, and that spoiled everything

    29. The second great issue of American politics is thus not guns versus butter, but trying to keep butter from being spoiled by those who sell both

    30. spoiled before the mistake could be corrected

    31. Many a promising day has been spoiled once the tripper gets the other side of his window

    32. The permanent marking had spoiled over the years

    33. God judges end time Babylon in His wrath because: (1) she had spoiled

    34. 48 And he gathered an host, and struck the Amalekites, and delivered Israel out of the hands of those who spoiled them

    35. 53 And the children of Israel returned from chasing after the Philistines, and they spoiled their tents

    36. It is the spoiled child thinking

    37. Leftists and spoiled children know it well, but they are not the same

    38. They function like the spoiled child, stated above

    39. A spoiled child will tell Mom and Dad what he or she thinks they want to hear to get their way

    40. Spoiled children have a similar attachment

    41. I didn't mind too much squinching myself into odd positions between him and the row of four felines I loved and spoiled

    42. And they struck all the cities round about Gerar; for the fear of the Lord came on them, and they spoiled all the cities; for there was

    43. Never you try to bamboozle me into that! A hundred a year to the salary and church once a month--but no spoiling good heathens to make poor Christians! Why, girl, they wouldn't be fit for heaven or hell--clean spoiled for either place--clean spoiled

    44. 19 He leads princes away spoiled, and overthrows the mighty

    45. And I think you ought to know you've spoiled your pa's match and _I_ think it's a pity, for he's bound to marry somebody before long, and Rosemary West would have been the best wife _I_ know of for him

    46. 5 The stout hearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep, and none of the men of might have found their hands

    47. nation meted out and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the Lord of hosts, the mount

    48. 3 The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled, for the Lord has spoken this word

    49. Jealousy in the rapid consumption of our physical, envy also spoiled our immune system

    50. and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hidden in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivers; for a

    1. there are no worries about spoiling the set

    2. insolence, Ish rued spoiling the boy with gifts - sometimes kits, sometimes bats

    3. trees also prevented the stables from being visible and spoiling the

    4. Getting it in the neck for spoiling Sunday lunch is one thing

    5. It wasn't until it appeared they were coming directly toward her that she turned and faced them thus spoiling their surprise and setting a whole series of events into motion

    6. She felt bad for spoiling his evening, but did enjoy being lulled to sleep by the oldies

    7. English wool, cannot be even so mixed with Spanish wool, as to enter into the composition without spoiling and degrading, in some degree, the fabric of the cloth

    8. “Now Joshua the lads are here to relax and they don’t need you spoiling their night with a load tittle tattle that you’ve read in the papers or heard from your cronies at the bar

    9. SAP COIN always wanted to become fatherly (it is the SAP way) but he avoided them quite wisely for the Rhodesians raided Zambia a few times during their Bush War and many of those men were by now in the South African Special Forces Regiment with immeasurable more fire power and spoiling to have another go

    10. “You are spoiling these people

    11. Never you try to bamboozle me into that! A hundred a year to the salary and church once a month--but no spoiling good heathens to make poor Christians! Why, girl, they wouldn't be fit for heaven or hell--clean spoiled for either place--clean spoiled

    12. "_I_ think," said Faith, "that there's no use in spoiling every day by dragging punishments in

    13. That he had been spoiling his childhood,

    14. be from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction

    15. 71 They shall be like mad men, sparing none, but still spoiling and destroying those who fear the Lord

    16. put up a public lavatory, spoiling my health

    17. “And she adores them because she can’t stop spoiling them with her famous chocolate chip cookies

    18. ’At the risk of spoiling your breakfast, that’s washing up water,’ said David

    19. fussy, so I don’t feel bad about spoiling the storyline, or the magnificent

    20. “Then thank you for not spoiling my surprise

    21. 71 They shall be like mad men sparing none but still spoiling and destroying those who fear the Lord

    22. You're spoiling my reputation

    23. A strong regime of criminal enforcement leaves honest business people free to compete, while preventing a few bad apples from spoiling the barrel

    24. After spoiling the water and setting areas of the city to fire he had spotted the dust cloud that marked the advancing enemy

    25. "Anyway, you're spoiling the atmosphere

    26. This significant character flaw was spoiling in the whole rest of his attributes

    27. He thought Scumble was carrying a gun and had only intended to frighten him, but MacFife had moved, jolting the car and spoiling his aim

    28. the back of his mind, spoiling everything

    29. 'Devi!' The governor dropped to his knees before her, surprize and confusion somewhat spoiling the stateliness of his obeisance

    30. They may be forced by fear of spoiling their careers in school or business

    31. couldn’t bear the thought of a drop of water spoiling

    32. few conspiracies having to do with spoiling the earth and killing off its people

    33. Meanwhile, the non-vegan mothers and fathers of these geniuses wondered how to keep meat in the freezer from spoiling as well as how to preserve the dryness of their basements without a functioning sump pump

    34. The best part was seeing the expression on the buyers’ faces and not breaking up and spoiling the fun

    35. The light bomb load capacity of the Japanese planes, combined with the spoiling effect of the fire from the guns, helped limit the damages to the airfield

    36. The drama would be there, to emphasize to her his point about the inconvenience she had put him through, and not to mention spoiling his perfect looks! He would make it quick, out of respect for such a close member of his family, pretty decent of him actually!

    37. The 3m high glazed wall at the front of the building, tilted out at the top to prevent reflections spoiling the scenery for others

    38. Steve’s response was, “You’re spoiling the fun

    39. consequently unable to see the daughter from that relationship for similar issues, forced to marry a Vulcan who wanted nothing to do with me other than professional courtesy, which ended recently in a divorce by default because my marriage bond was passed off to someone else as easily as trading baseball cards, survived the destruction of the USS Chance, lost a sister and some friends in that, was just barred from the holodeck by Captain Picard, my one source of stress relief mind you, I’m soon to bury a biological parent, who never really wanted to be a father to me but had had his sperm stolen by the same alien invaders I recently condemned to extinction by spoiling their plans to take over the galaxy, and I accidentally mind melded with Data’s cat, Spot,” Garcia said, taking a deep breath

    40. So this atomic center too would perish without spoiling atmosphere

    41. reflected in then glass and spoiling the shot

    42. hundreds of day-trippers wandering around all over the place, spoiling the eerie mystique that the

    43. not, so what was the point of spoiling the surprise?

    44. 9) Another thing is trying to atone, by spoiling the other children

    45. When a former political aide of Advani, Sudheendra Kulkarni, went on television calling Modi a ‘dictator’, it only seemed to confirm the belief that the Advani ‘camp’ had been spoiling for a fight

    46. On prime-time television, we journalists appreciated Smriti’s willingness for a fiery joust—she always came to shows well prepared and spoiling for a good fight

    47. to avoid spoiling the acoustics

    48. Darren’s absence was spoiling the

    49. ‘But as it appears, there is no right kind of bringing up children, though there are many wrong ways of spoiling them,’ philosophized Raja Rao, as was his wont

    50. without you spoiling my party or is that now your job?”

    1. It's where these scavengers crate their spoils ready for distribution

    2. He and his brother have already divvied up the spoils and he has been allotted the girl with haystack hair

    3. and he will divide the spoils with the

    4. Miracles, signs, and wonders ravage the enemy’s camp and release the spoils of war (the souls of men) into the hands of the children of God

    5. spoils from the three missing Agents in the woods

    6. Not only at our utter triumph, but with the spoils that they’d found

    7. Soon he will have to think about retiring to a life of leisure and enjoying his spoils and grandchildren,” Zarko replied respectfully

    8. “I have hidden away some gold and silver in a secret compartment in the cellar, which I collected over the years from the spoils of war

    9. If it gets into the infusion it spoils it

    10. The green canes made a refuge for numbers of small animals, and if properly taken in hand, would probably have provided some lord of the forest to add to the spoils

    11. To the swift of mind indeed go the spoils!

    12. The Victors oftentimes look to consolidate their fortunes for their own sake rather than taking a chance that the spoils of victory might spill over to the Vanquished

    13. The rule of force reigned; may the strongest one win, may the strongest one survive, may the strongest one enjoy the spoils

    14. But Jackson did the exact same practice once elected, even calling it the Spoils System

    15. and bring the spoils to you

    16. 27 Out of the spoils won in battles did they

    17. During the Philistines quest to collect the spoils of war, they came across the bodies of Saul and his sons

    18. spoils of their hands

    19. above the stars of Heaven: the cankerworm spoils, and flees away

    20. 13 The sinner shall not escape with his spoils, and the patience of the godly shall not be frustrated

    21. holds, and killed the kings of the Earth, 3 And went through to the ends of the Earth, and took spoils of many nations, in so much that

    22. cities in the land of Egypt and he took the spoils of it

    23. spoils of the city, he set it on fire, and pulled down the houses and walls of it on every side

    24. with armour and victuals, and when they had gathered together the spoils of Jerusalem, they laid them up there, and so they became a

    25. mountain, but stand you now against our enemies, and overcome them, and after this you may boldly take the spoils

    26. great overthrow, and abated their courage, and took their spoils

    27. whose spoils he took

    28. Bosora; and when he had won the city, he killed all the males with the edge of the sword, and took all their spoils, and burned the

    29. Maspha; and after he had assaulted it he took and killed all the males in it, and received the spoils of it and and burnt it with fire

    30. city was delivered into his hands: 51 Who then killed all the males with the edge of the sword, and rased the city, and took the spoils

    31. store of spoils, which they had gotten of the armies, whom they had destroyed: 7 Also that they had pulled down the abomination,

    32. spoils, and the prey, and struck off Nicanors head, and his right hand, which he stretched out so proudly, and brought them away, and

    33. their spoils; and the temple of Dagon, with them that were fled into it, he burned with fire

    34. 87 After this returned Jonathan and his host to Jerusalem, having any spoils

    35. they set fire on the city, and gat many spoils that day, and delivered the king

    36. Sabbath, when they had given part of the spoils to the crippled, and the widows, and orphans, the residue they divided among

    37. they killed above twenty thousand, and very easily got high and strong holds, and divided among themselves many spoils more, and

    38. made the crippled, orphans, widows, yes, and the aged also, equal in spoils with themselves

    39. armour together, they laid them up all carefully in convenient places, and the remnant of the spoils they brought to Jerusalem

    40. spoils to be divided among your dear children; which were moved with your zeal, and abhorred the pollution of their blood, and

    41. mountains and in the plain, gat many spoils, for the multitude was very great

    42. “Darling, it’s a celebration for our elevated status but you understand it would not be proper to be out and about in London enjoying the spoils with so many eyes about?”

    43. Spoils that insisting and suggestive modern thrust

    44. 21 When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and note, they are hid in the ground in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it

    45. (It only spoils when God says it spoils

    46. (Get rid of all the idols that may have been picked up in the spoils

    47. Thrown out food because too much was purchased or it spoils because at time of purchase it was not as fresh as it could have been

    48. 1 And it happened after that Alexander son of Philip the Macedonian who came out of the land of Chettiim had struck Darius King of the Persians and Medes so that he reigned in his place the first over Greece 2 And made many wars and won many strong holds and killed the kings of the Earth 3 And went through to the ends of the Earth and took spoils of many nations in so much that the Earth was quiet in front of him; to where he was exalted and his heart was lifted up

    49. 19 So they got the strong cities in the land of Egypt and he took the spoils of it

    50. 31 And when he had taken the spoils of the city he set it on fire and pulled down the houses and walls of it on every side

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    Synonyms for "spoil"

    despoilation despoilment despoliation spoil spoilation spoliation spoilage spoiling corrupt go bad deflower impair mar vitiate despoil plunder rape violate itch 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 baffle bilk cross foil frustrate queer scotch thwart baby cocker coddle cosset featherbed indulge mollycoddle pamper ruin damage demolish destroy disfigure wreck harm pillage ravage waste rob decay rot decompose putrefy

    "spoil" definitions

    (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)

    the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it

    the act of stripping and taking by force

    make a mess of, destroy or ruin

    become unfit for consumption or use

    alter from the original

    treat with excessive indulgence

    hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

    have a strong desire or urge to do something

    destroy and strip of its possession

    make imperfect