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1. ravage

noun. ['ˈrævɪdʒ'] (usually plural) a destructive action.

Synonyms

  • demolition
  • wipeout
  • depredation

Antonyms

  • make
  • success
  • enrich
  • raise

Etymology

  • ravage (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Ravage

  • savidge
  • savage
  • davidge

Example sentences of the word ravage


1. Verb, base form
When flea beetles ravage your garden, a sprinkling of diatomaceous earth can help neutralize the problem.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
There they occasionally ravage gardens and attack their reflections in the shiny surfaces of cars.

2. ravage

verb. ['ˈrævɪdʒ'] make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes.

Synonyms

  • ruin
  • destroy

Antonyms

  • hospitable
  • strengthen
  • consolable

Etymology

  • ravage (French)

3. ravage

verb. ['ˈrævɪdʒ'] cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly.

Synonyms

  • scourge
  • destroy
  • devastate
  • waste
  • desolate
  • lay waste to

Antonyms

  • underspend
  • inactivity
  • recuperate
  • conserve

Etymology

  • ravage (French)
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