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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of ravage.
- adj. having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence
“She said she was stunned to receive an email, purporting to be from Cook, which mocked her use of the phrase "ravaged with it" to describe her condition.”
“And, whatever progress has been made, war-ravaged is still an apt description of Bosnia-Herzegovina.”
“Towns and sities ravaged from the the Civil War to our Revolution to Pearl Harbor.”
“The softness in his voice at the mention of her name ravaged Anne.”
“On one hand, pro cyclists’ bodies are absolutely ravaged from the continual onslaught of training, racing, and seemingly endless travel at the end of a season, so the prospect of consecutive weeks without mandatory time on the bike is novel and therefore welcomed with open arms and often a running leap onto the couch.”
“His noble face is blackened with soot and ash, his powerful body stooped with exhaustion, his expression ravaged with grief, for those still burning embers hold within their embrace the bodies of his friends and comrades, perhaps the body of his lady wife. ”
“In New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, free-market cheerleaders called the ravaged city a “green field” for experimenting with privatized public education.”
“Away from the army lines and great centers of cities, the suffering was dreadful; impressments stripped the impoverished people; conscription turned smiling fields into desert wastes; fire and sword ravaged many districts; and the few who could raise the great bundle of paper necessary to buy a meal, scarce knew where to turn in the general desolation, to procure it even then.”
“Not so gayly did the banners of Gruyère return homeward in the next contest with Berne, for, now allied with Fribourg and determined to avenge their late defeat, they advanced in great numbers and with fire and sword ravaged the country of the count of”
“For record labels ravaged by music piracy, it meant a chance to get a cut of something that couldn't be copied and shared over the internet: revenues from ticket sales and merchandise.”
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After the school bully breaks your new yo-yo, you can use these words to describe it. All hail the carnage!
By Thomas Paine. Published on December 23, 1776 (later published as The American Crisis). Posted here as excerpts, not in entirety.
THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer s...
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