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We saw some serious devastation back in May and June and we are trying to avoid that, but we are also trying to avoid Georgetown looking like a ghost town.D.C. police and businesses prepare for possible Election Day unrest|Peter Hermann, Emily Davies|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Amid the devastation, inspectors visited twice during the first week of April to look for lapses that allowed the virus to spread.As pandemic raged and thousands died, government regulators cleared most nursing homes of infection-control violations|Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Shawn Mulcahy|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The high school senior who lives in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico, said the devastation brought to the island by Hurricane Maria in 2017 made her more aware of politics and more interested in how government works.As the election draws near, civics and government teachers walk a fine line|Joe Heim|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
For Democrats, the witness was a physician from Michigan who spoke about the potential devastation if the Supreme Court, with Barrett seated, voted to gut the Affordable Care Act.Barrett confirmation hearing day four: ‘We have the votes,’ McConnell says of nomination|Seung Min Kim, Donna Cassata, Karoun Demirjian|October 15, 2020|Washington Post
Apodaca represents an entire swath of people who are facing uneven recoveries and the potential of personal devastation from the pandemic recession.
An article in Nature three weeks ago brought up the devastation that could result if contact tracing were to be stopped.
One message was clear: Capitalism is causing environmental ruin and must be stopped to save the planet from devastation.Occupy Climate Change! Hundreds Blame Capitalism at Flood Wall Street Rally|Jacob Siegel|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although he still considers himself a Zionist, Kawalek believes Israel should be held accountable for the devastation in Gaza.A Gay Jewish Zionist American Doctor in Gaza and What He Saw|Itay Hod|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not so long ago, Neil Young had come up to the tar sands and compared the devastation to Hiroshima.
His tireless courage inspired us to rise above the devastation.
One high tower in the centre of the village alone exhibited no appearance of devastation.Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete|Sir Walter Scott
The devastation, destruction and misery the Huns have left is a disgraceful crime to civilization and is pitiful.Flying for France|James R. McConnell
Forests that only exhibited the slow decay of time or the devastation produced by warring elements.Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark|Mary Wollstonecraft
It never recovered the devastation committed by Cambyses, who was exasperated by its resistance.The Anabasis of Alexander|Arrian of Nicomedia
What are the pains of Hell but ignorance, idleness, bodily lust, and the devastation of the things of the spirit?Ideas of Good and Evil|William Butler Yeats