devastate


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to destroy completely as or as if by conquering

Synonyms for devastate

cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

overwhelm or overpower

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Then let us enact this law also for our guardians:-that they are neither to devastate the lands of Hellenes nor to burn their houses.
When mold infests a home or business, it can devastate the financial health of all connected parties: owners, developers, lenders, tenants, and insurers.
Liakos' speculation that implementing the Kyoto Treaty will devastate quality of life.
As the epidemic continues to devastate families, communities and economies around the world, it is more important than ever that the public and private sectors work together to fight HIV/AIDS," said Dr.
These unadorned methods give ``Or'' an intensity that gradually builds to its tragic conclusion, which, though we see it coming, still manages to devastate.
Over 6,300 jobs lost will devastate Naval Base Ventura County's ability to execute its remaining missions and support of our deployed troops,'' said Simmons.