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Synonyms for devastating

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Synonyms for devastating

making light of

wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

physically or spiritually devastating


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Local MP Ged Killen added: "This is a devastating blow for the workforce, their families and the wider community."
Mirwaiz also visited Masjid Owaisi Karni (RA) Nowpora which was gutted in devastating fire on 10 December.
Despite the devastating effects of climate change, Catalina has bright hopes for the future of her community.
Washington [U.S.A.], September 27 ( ANI ): United States President Donald Trump has issued a familiar warning to North Korea, saying America is prepared to use "devastating" military action if necessary -- even as Pyongang moved a small number of fighter jets, external fuel tanks and air-to-air missiles to a base on its eastern coast.
The Dear Maya actress took to Facebook and said that her "heart sank" after hearing the "devastating news".
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.
Executive director of nursing and social care for Mersey Care N HS Trust, Ray Walker, told the ECHO: "It's a devastating report, it's devastating for the Gadsby family and it's devastating for me as a nurse.
In order to prevent such devastating events reoccurring and get a sustainable flood defence systems, the Political administration has constructed 20 units of flood protection walls each is 13.7-meters long and 2.7-meter high in Nanawar Khwar village.
"The President reiterated that the United States is determined to support the people of Japan in their efforts to deal with the devastating effects of this tragedy, both in the short and the long term.
"It was devastating to hear and terrible for his family.
Summary: Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI sent a condolence message to Chilean President Michelle Bachelet following the devastating earthquake that hit the Latin American country on Saturday.
It was the most devastating quake recorded in the last two centuries.
Summary: Morocco will send relief aid worth $1 million to Haitians who are suffering from a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake.
Jackie Kucharski has mounted the astonishing legal battle which will decide the future of tragic Maria, 20, who suffered a devastating brain tumour at the age of 12.
ENI--Australian religious leaders have committed to a unified response to the devastating bushfires that have seared across southeast Australia, particularly the state of Victoria.