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rav·age

 (răv′ĭj)
v. rav·aged, rav·ag·ing, rav·ages
v.tr.
1. To bring heavy destruction on; devastate: A tornado ravaged the town.
2. To pillage; sack: Enemy soldiers ravaged the village.
v.intr.
To wreak destruction.
n.
1. The act or practice of pillaging or destroying: the marauders' ravage of the village.
2.
a. Destruction, damage, or harm: The storm resulted in the ravage of the countryside.
b. ravages Destructive or harmful effects: the ravages of disease.

[French ravager, from Old French, to uproot, from ravir, to ravish; see ravish.]

rav′ag·er n.

ravaged

(ˈrævɪdʒd)
adj
that has suffered extensive damage
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ravaged - having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence; "the raped countryside"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"