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Synonyms for ravaging

Noun

1. ravaging, devastation, plundering, pillage, pillaging
usage: plundering with excessive damage and destruction

Verb

1. harry, ravage, destroy, ruin
usage: make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
2. lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, destroy, ruin
usage: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"

Adjective

1. ravaging, destructive (vs. constructive)
usage: ruinously destructive and wasting; "a ravaging illness"
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