Definition of Ravaged

1. Adjective. Having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence. "The raped countryside"

Exact synonyms: Despoiled, Pillaged, Raped, Sacked
Similar to: Destroyed



Definition of Ravaged

1. Verb. (past of ''ravage'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ravaged

1. ravage [v] - See also: ravage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ravaged

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raunge
raunged
raunges
raunging
rauns
rauscher virus
rauvite
rauvolfia
rauwolfia
rauwolfia alkaloids
rauwolfias
rauwolscine
ravage
ravaged (current term)
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ravatite
rave
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ravel
ravel out
raveled

Literary usage of Ravaged

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1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"... writing before 1118, follows Chronicle D, though in other words, and apparently without other material :— ' Meanwhile Duke William ravaged Sussex, Kent, ..."

2. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1884)
"Mohawk Valley ravaged. — State of the Army. — Reforms adopted. Enlistment for the War. — Half Pay. |S the enemy would now possess the means, through Arnold, ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"our dear land the blessings of restored peace and to all the domain now ravaged by the cruel strife the ..."

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