verb (used with object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
- rauschenberg, robert,
- rauschenbusch, walter,
- rave hook
Origin of ravage
Examples from the Web for ravaged
That lasts about five years, in which time the place has been altered, developed, and ravaged just enough to make you mad.
Ten years ago, a population of gorillas in Central Africa was ravaged by the deadly virus.
A madman has just ravaged an elementary school in Connecticut, leaving 20 children and six faculty dead in his wake.
In Across the Ravaged Land, Nick Brandt captures the stone remains of wildlife that Africa is losing.
Some of the rangers are featured in Across the Ravaged Land holding up the ivory they have seized.
This was exactly the case with Spain, long drained by war-contributions and ravaged by contending factions.
The fame of his deed spread through all Norway, especially in those parts where the berserks had ravaged most mercilessly.Grettir The Strong|Unknown
The big square head and ravaged face were set on a strong throat.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
Hardly a year passes in which not one or the other of the German states and provinces is ravaged by floods.Woman and Socialism|August Bebel
God forbid that your spring also should be ravaged by the autumn winds of martyrdom.'The Brown Fairy Book|Andrew Lang