verb (used with object), dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing.
Origin of devastate
Examples from the Web for devastator
Again he discovered that the devastator was a microscopic destroyer.Brave Men and Women|O.E. Fuller
Devastation had fallen upon the devastator, the fortress was completely demolished and no dwelling remained.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume II (of 3)|Walter Thornbury
It has from time immemorial been known to man in all the countries it inhabits as the devastator of his flocks of sheep.The Origin of the Werewolf Superstition|Caroline Taylor Stewart
The latter, who knew a good cigar from smoking many bad ones, threw away the devastator and lighted Richard's.The President|Alfred Henry Lewis
The destroyer of heaven, the devastator of the earth,—such is my majesty.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow