laying waste


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Noun1.laying waste - destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruinedlaying waste - destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
destruction, devastation - the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
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On January 2, 1941, Hitler's bombers unleashed their deadly payloads on the city, killing scores of civilians and laying waste to homes and businesses.
During the construction of the indoor pool in Nordhorn following plumbing work are provided - Laying waste water and rain water pipes made of PE-HD pipe approximately 700 m;- Supply of roof gullies in the vacuum process 27 St .
The new recordings also revealed that Nixon did not wanted to touch the gay "lifestyle" or voice anything that could be viewed as supportive of homosexuals, who apparently brought down the Greek Empire before laying waste to Rome.