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ravage
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
to destroy or damage; or damaging effects
  • Food was scanty, one blanket for three men, and the ravages of smallpox, pneumonia and typhoid gave the place the name of a pest-house.
    2.16 (90% in)
  • The unravaged state was a vast granary, machine shop and storehouse for the Confederacy.
    3.17 (2% in)
  • She looked like a dead, old woman with her ravaged face and her dark hair snarled and tangled across it.
    3.24 (5% in)
  • It did not seem possible that war had swept over them twice, that they were living in a ravaged country, close to the border of starvation, when this old sweet Christmas hymn was being sung.
    3.28 (94% in)

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