Definition of Devastative

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devastative

devanning
devaporation
devaprasnam
devas
devascularisation
devascularization
devast
devastate
devastated
devastates
devastating
devastatingly
devastation
devastational
devastations
devastative (current term)
devastator
devastators
devasted
devasting
devasts
devata
devatas
devein
deveined
deveining
deveins
devel
develed
develin

Literary usage of Devastative

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1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... to gather up the supply of water now running to waste and increasing the devastative power of floods, together with the excess of the spring and fall ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1823)
"There was something so horribly devastative in war, something so afflicting to the human race— that hardly under any other circumstances than the imperative ..."

3. Chartism by Thomas Carlyle (1840)
"... for long years;' his requisitions, flying irregular, devastative, like the whirlwind, were less supportable than Roman strictness and method, ..."

4. Wood and Forest by William Noyes (1912)
"A third incentive to devastative methods was the levy of what were considered unjust taxes. Hundreds of thousands of acres in the white pine region, ..."

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