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Ravage

To lay waste or destroy by any means.
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The town itself is a famous old place, dating from the dim days of King Ethelred, when the Danes anchored their warships in the Kennet, and started from Reading to ravage all the land of Wessex; and here Ethelred and his brother Alfred fought and defeated them, Ethelred doing the praying and Alfred the fighting.
NOTHING is left of a neighbourhood but ash, rubble and burned-out cars after the ravages of a wildfire.
Fire ravages city homeTHIS shocking photo shows the extent of damage caused after a fire swept through a Liverpool home.
Dans une declaration a Africanmanager, Mounir El Ghabri, chef du projet recouvrement a la Societe tunisienne de l'electricite et du gaz (Steg) a indique que la tempete de sable qui a eu lieu mercredi 11 mai 2016 dans certaines regions du centre et du sud de la Tunisie a provoque des pertes colossales a la Steg oo un grand nombre de poteaux, de lignes electriques et de transformateurs ont ete ravages.
When we decided to make this compilation to showcase the Northwest Music Scene and Music Industry Infrastructure, my first call was to Ravages of Time.
Sept (7) hectares de recoltes agricoles ont ete ravages par un incendie qui s'est declare dans la wilaya de Relizane, a-t-on appris, vendredi dernier, aupres de la Protection civile.
Plusieurs hectares de foret ont ete ravages par un enorme incendie qui s'est declare, samedi soir, dans les forets de Mesguina et d'Admin dans la commune d'Amskroud, a une cinquantaine de kilometres a l'est d'Agadir, a-t-on constate sur place.
I was told by members of the Centre's disaster management team that if a fire ravages a building for more than eight hours, then a basic defect is seen in the structure.
A lion that, ravaged by lust, ravages a cub to luck its mother
Disease ravages mankind and thousands of years in the future, the world has greatly changed, with technology not as prevalent as it once was.
He describes the wartime governmental campaigns to protect children against the ravages of typhoid fever, diphtheria, and yellow fever and explains the legendary rivalry between Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin and their respective polio vaccines.
One refugee spaceship's voyage casts it amid a horrifying eugenics project, and eventually leads its survivors to a world scarred by the ravages of the Tauron Occupation--a planet controlled by a "same-gender-oriented-society" where homosexual Echelons wield power and heterosexual "Reproductionists" are persecuted.