verb (used with object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
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SYNONYMS FOR ravage
OTHER WORDS FROM ravagerav·age·ment, nounrav·ag·er, nounun·rav·aged, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ravageravage ravishravenous ravaging ravishing (see synonym study at ravenous)
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The unemployed have a right to be anxious about the ravages on their families exacted by their unemployment.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here he is describing the state of the body when it is hauled ashore: “Its humanity had been lost to the ravages of nature.”
It was simply a reaction to the ravages of war and an expression of fear that this conflict might never end.
We have gone a long way towards mitigating the ravages of nature.
A surge of hormones floods their body and ravages the heart.‘Zoobiquity’: What Animals Can Teach Us About Our Health|Carl Zimmer|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately it has suffered much from the ravages of time and restorers.The Story of Bruges|Ernest Gilliat-Smith
"What a mercy it is that the ravages of war so far have left it almost untouched," answered Lawrence.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The ravages of rats might form the subject of a curious volume.Heads and Tales|Various
There can be no doubt that the ravages of tuberculosis could be materially arrested by compliance with the laws of hygiene.Industrial Cuba|Robert P. Porter
The ravages unavoidably committed by the troops were excessive.