Ravage


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Ravage

To lay waste or destroy by any means.
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He examined many things minutely--strange tools and weapons, books, paper, clothing-- what little had withstood the ravages of time in the humid atmosphere of the jungle coast.
Le marche central de Bouake avait ete ravage par un incendie en 1998.
Les incendies qui ont ravage une superficie de 70 hectares ont ete eteints grace a l'intervention notamment de moyens aeriens et d'engins de genie civil utilises par les unites militaires.
Contract notice: Ravage of the grand lighthouse of ile d~yeu
WILLIE FREW, trainer of legendary sprinter Ravage Again and a highly respected figure in greyhound racing circles, died yesterday following a long illness.
Leading Sun National Bank's New York efforts will be Marc Ravage, who will manage and grow the bank's current portfolio of New York City-based commercial clients, as well as develop new business opportunities.
"Le feu s'est declare vers 20H00 et a ravage jusqu'ici (01H30) pas moins de 100 hectares de thuya, d'arganier et d'oleastre", a affirme a la MAP Moulay Lahcen Bouhdadi, technicien a la delegation regionale des eaux et forets et a la lutte contre la desertification d'Agadir.
Well, now we do with the Ravage Nocks from Shawsheen River Archery Products.
A chronology outlines the life of Marcus Eli Revici (1884-1965), who changed his surname to Ravage when he arrived at Ellis Island in 1900 from Romania.
Ravage set off in steerage for America, one of almost two million Jews who were lured by tales of worldly success.
And so the wise men said unto him, O great tribune, do as you did when you appointed James Watt of the Interior Department to ravage the land, and Ann Burford to the Environmental Protection Agency to ravage the environment, and Mark Fowler to the Federal Communications Commission to ravage publicinterest broadcasting, and Kenneth Adelman to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency to ravage disarmament.
Le feu, qui s'est declenche par une etincelle provenant de la botteleuse, a ravage 15 hectares de la recolte cerealiere, a indique Adel Laabidi, directeur regional de la protection civile a Siliana.