Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who ravages; a plunderer; a spoiler; one who or that which lays waste.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, ravages or lays waste; spoiler.

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  • noun One who ravages.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An alien ravager of worlds encased in a giant suit of armor, Terminus is a classic “big monster” bad guy who has tussled with the Avengers and The X-Men.

    AVENGERS ANNUAL #19 Marvel Comics, 1990

  • Not that you would know in either case, but time being the ravager that it is tends to change things even in a tiny, little year.

    Manhattan

  • An alien ravager of worlds encased in a giant suit of armor, Terminus is a classic “big monster” bad guy who has tussled with the Avengers and The X-Men.

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  • He was known as the "ravager of churches" as a result - but he redefined religion in the Atlantic colonies.

    Posthuman Blues

  • Vampyre umbral skulker until sunlight dwindles then bat becomes nocturnal prince throat ravager, claret quaffer, night wraith fearless charlatan, blood drunkard but at dawn's flushing kiss he yields to light

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  • Vampyre umbral skulker until sunlight dwindles then bat becomes nocturnal prince throat ravager, claret quaffer, night wraith fearless charlatan, blood drunkard but at dawn's flushing kiss he yields to light

    Vampyre

  • De mon coté, le hameau des castor vient de se faire ravager par l'armee Godwin juste apres etre allé chercher Roy a Sable!!

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  • General William Tecumseh Sherman, one of the inventors of modern scorched-earth warfare, ravager of the South and murderer of Southern civilians; went on to pursue genocidal campaigns against the Plains Indians as a follow-up.

    The Ten Worst Americans

  • But see the turn religion gives to things in the world; his son, King Canutus, at first a Pagan and a tyrant, and the most cruel ravager of all that crew, coming to turn Christian, and being touched in conscience for the soul of his father, in having robbed God and his holy martyr

    A Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722

  • But see the turn religion gives to things in the world; his son, King Canutus, at first a Pagan and a tyrant, and the most cruel ravager of all that crew, coming to turn Christian, and being touched in conscience for the soul of his father, in having robbed God and his holy martyr

    A Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722

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  • Words that are found in similar contexts: bargeman, renovator, nourisher, footpad, fellow, farm-labourer.

    September 15, 2011

  • The Vikings were great nourishers. Always suckling babbies, them Norsemen.

    September 15, 2011