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tr.v. dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing, dev·as·tates
1. To lay waste; destroy.
2. To overwhelm; confound; stun: was devastated by the rude remark.

[Latin dēvāstāre, dēvāstāt- : dē-, de- + vāstāre, to lay waste (from vāstus, empty, desolate; see euə- in Indo-European roots).]

dev′as·tat′ing·ly adv.
dev′as·ta′tion n.
dev′as·ta′tor n.
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Thou devastator of the Gardens, I know thee, Pilkington.
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Devastator, another course and distance winner, can take heat two for Peter Goodfellow at 7.
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To sum it up, the Cooler Master Storm Devastator combo is one of the best cheap gaming combos we've come across in a while.
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Most of our Devastator [torpedo bomber] squadron, Torpedo Six, had been destroyed during the morning mission.
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Windows below the extended cockpit permitted observation directly below the aircraft, but it was hardly survivable on a World War II battlefield as demonstrated by the plight of the TBD Devastator torpedo bombers, based on a similar three-person design, in the Battle of Midway.
What concerns me is when I get pellets with three different head sizes out of one tin, like the Beeman Devastator pellets we looked at earlier, for example.
Not 10 minutes into the game and I found myself face-to-face with the monstrous Devastator, who quickly wiped the smirk off my grill.