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dev·as·tate

 (dĕv′ə-stāt′)
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.
Translations

devastatingly

[ˈdevəsteɪtɪŋlɪ] ADV [beautiful] → irresistiblemente; [effective, successful, funny] → tremendamente
a devastatingly attractive womanuna mujer de un atractivo irresistible
a devastatingly simple solutionuna solución terriblemente simple
these missiles are devastatingly accurateestos misiles tienen una precisión devastadora
she demolished his arguments briefly and devastatinglydestruyó sus argumentos de forma lacónica y aplastante

devastatingly

adv (lit)vernichtend; (fig) attractive, effective, witty, funnyumwerfend (inf); accurate, frankverheerend; the author demolished these arguments devastatinglyder Autor machte diese Argumente total zunichte

devastatingly

[ˈdɛvəˌsteɪtɪŋlɪ] adv (beautiful, funny) → da morire, irresistibilmente; (critical, scornful) → terribilmente
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