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Synonyms for devastating

Synonyms for devastating

making light of

wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

physically or spiritually devastating


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BASED on Stephen King's story of an outcast schoolgirl who discovers she possesses devastating telekinetic powers, this horror remake of Carrie (tomorrow, Channel 5, 10pm) features a sympathetic performance from Chloe Grace Moretz.
This has been devastating for me personally as a nurse, and devastating for me personally.
The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season had produced 13 named storms by the start of October with the two most devastating storms--Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, which struck within weeks of each other in August and September--estimated to have resulted in a combined $25 billion in losses.
Hare did this research, no tools were validated for the assessment of the devastating illness.
It is an exhibition of undeniable power: captivating as photographic art, provocative in the best journalistic tradition, and devastating in its graphic portrayal of a world torn asunder by the violence of nature and the violence of man.
Caused by a devastating combination of strong, dry winds and the worst drought to hit the region in half a century, the fires claimed five lives, consumed dozens of homes, and literally wiped several communities off the map before being brought under control early in the new year.
2 Capote A devastating portrayal of gay genius Truman Capote, willing to sell his soul and betray his friends to create his nonfiction masterpiece, In Cold Blood.
Holmes presents interesting new theories on the causation of devastating plagues throughout history and the deaths of prominent historical figures that may be attributable to anthrax.
These are just some of the complicated questions being raised in the wake of August's devastating storm.
War is not only devastating to humanity; it's devastating to the natural environment.
The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier JEFFREY A.
It was devastating for him, the British public and also for me because I was on his side.
Businesses such as hotels and restaurants, which depend on visitors to generate income, can be affected greatly by the loss of income caused by a disaster devastating a popular destination.
A growing number of high-profile insurance claims and facility closings is dominating public awareness of mold, but the financial infestation can spread all the way back to the mortgage lender, with devastating consequences.
His death had a devastating effect on his family, friends and followers.