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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Overwhelm or overpower; Ravage.

Usage examples (35)
  • The term devastate has a very specific meaning.
  • World Bank president Robert Zoellick warns failure to top up a fund for poor countries would 'devastate' fight against poverty
  • Two firms 'job cuts will' devastate 'Powys communities
  • Jesse James mistresses pictures 'devastate' Sandra Bullock for more
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