verb (used with object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
Words nearby ravage
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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Examples from the Web for ravaging
“We resemble a successful lichen, a ravaging bloom of algae, a mold enveloping a fruit,” reads the text.
It did not prevent their ravaging Christian Britain, denuded of the Roman troops.The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine|George Forrest Browne
Soldiers were ravaging the country, and he and his flock were compelled to skulk about in the woods.The Lives of the Saints, Volume II (of 16): February|Sabine Baring-Gould
News of the war and of the ravaging of Acadian fishing towns set Massachusetts in flame.Canada: the Empire of the North|Agnes C. Laut
In 1882 Pasteur's attention was called to a new disease, swine fever (rouget), which was ravaging the herds of swine in France.
A troop of foxes and bears, having come across the sledge, were ravaging the provisions.The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras|Jules Verne