Predicate: despoil

Roleset id: despoil.01 , deprive by force, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

despoil.01: DESPOIL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'despoil' based on sentences in ULA Brown. VerbNetentry 10.6, comparison with 'deprive.' (from despoil.01-v predicate notes)


despoil (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity removing (vnrole: 10.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being removed (vnrole: 10.6-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: removed from (vnrole: 10.6-Source)

Example: Barbarians

        [The savage barbarian hordes]-1 of red Russian Communism descended on the Athens that was mighty Metronome, *PRO*-2 sacking and despoiling withtheir Bolshevistic battle cry of "*PRO* Soak the rich!"

        Arg0: *PRO*-2
        Rel: despoiling
        ArgM-MNR: with their Bolshevistic battle cry of"Soak the rich!"