verb (used with object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
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Origin of ravage
SYNONYMS FOR ravage
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OTHER WORDS FROM ravagerav·age·ment, nounrav·ag·er, nounun·rav·aged, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ravageravage , ravish
Example sentences from the Web for ravage
“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