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spoils 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/spoil/,
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spoilt, past tense; spoiled, past participle; spoiled, past tense; spoilt, past participle; spoiling, present participle; spoils, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Diminish or destroy the value or quality of
    • - I wouldn't want to spoil your fun
    • - a series of political blunders spoiled their chances of being reelected
  2. Prevent someone from enjoying (an occasion or event)
    • - she was afraid of spoiling Christmas for the rest of the family
  3. (of food) Become unfit for eating
    • - I've got some ham that'll spoil if we don't eat it tonight
  4. Harm the character of (a child) by being too lenient or indulgent
    • - the last thing I want to do is spoil Thomas
    • - a spoiled child
  5. Treat with great or excessive kindness, consideration, or generosity
    • - breakfast in bed—you're spoiling me!
  6. Be extremely or aggressively eager for
    • - Cooper was spoiling for a fight
  7. Rob (a person or a place) of goods or possessions by force or violence

Noun
  1. Goods stolen or taken forcibly from a person or place
    • - the looters carried their spoils away
  2. Waste material brought up during the course of an excavation or a dredging or mining operation


  1. The Spoils is a collectible card game created by Tenacious Games and owned by Arcane Tinmen since January 2009. It launched with a free open beta in August 2006, and officially released for sale in November 2006. The Spoils was in development from 2001 to 2006. ...
  2. The Spoils is the debut studio album by an American band U.S.S.A.. It was written and produced by Paul Barker and Duane Denison.
  3. The Spoils are a Melbourne band from Australia who are known for their dark urban balladry and side-show themed vignettes.
  4. "The Spoils" is the eleventh episode of the first season of the television series Rome.
  5. Dirt or rock that has been removed from its original location, destroying the composition of the soil in the process, as with strip-mining or dredging.
  6. A prize one receives from winning a spoils match or a match in a tournament. To the victor, goes the spoils.
  7. Goods that cannot be sold for which a retailer receives a credit from a supplier. Also called stales.
  8. Stolen goods. To do harm to the character, nature, or attitude of by over-solicitude, overindulgence, or excessive praise.
  9. Items in a production run rejected by the machine handler as being sub-standard, eg., sheets printed when setting-up the press.