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Definition of Devastatingly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Devastatingly
Literary usage of Devastatingly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern Literature for Oral Interpretation: Practice Book for Vocal Expression by Gertrude Elizabeth Johnson (1920)
"The mission of the "Yar'-Teach' " seemed to be to walk devastatingly among her young charges stiffening them into seemliness, then to turn, ..."
2. Animal Farm: A Fairy Storyby George Orwell by George Orwell (1996)
"Today it is devastatingly clear that wherever and whenever freedom is attacked, under whatever banner, the cutting clarity and savage comedy of George ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In 1348 the Black Death swept devastatingly over Europe, emptying town and cloister. The wealth of the order increased rapidly, and thousands of new ..."
4. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"VII Certainly there is no envelope of beauty about Mary Rose, the new and mystical play by Barrie in which Ruth Chatterton devastatingly appears. ..."
5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... and abandoned by those upon whom he should have been able to rely, he experienced the sorrow of seeing the hordes of Jenghiz Khan sweep devastatingly ..."
6. Visions and Revisions: A Book of Literary Devotions by John Cowper Powys (1915)
"... "outer garments" makes them so dreadfully, so devastatingly, alike! Nothing could be more personal than a Miltonic Sonnet. The rigid principles of form, ..."