How To Use Ravaging In A Sentence

  • Aids is ravaging a continent beset by rising levels of malaria and tuberculosis; many health services have collapsed.
  • We are living at war: the shame and horror of being citizens of the country which, in its ruthless imperialism, is not only ravaging Southeast Asia but, with its military bases, its Polaris submarines, the machinations of its CIA, and the tentacles of its giant corporations, is everywhere the prime force of antilife and oppression -- this shame and horror cast their shadow over all we say, feel, and do. Statement For A Television Program
  • Hurricane Ike is currently "ravaging" South Texas with his "... Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now
  • Somewhat protected from the ravaging winds of the bay is the area known as Carmel Valley, a cleft in the hills that still gets its share of marine coolness.
  • You can help stop this kind of ravaging of people's lives and environment - put your money into your own community, instead of giving it to multinational banks which invest it in ways you would never dream of supporting. Indybay newswire
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  • Thus, the ravaging of the rookeries continued for decades, decimating the once-robust seabird colony. Smithsonian
  • Not content with ravaging postmen, our canine friends, it seems, now rate runners' legs high on the menu.
  • But, as the toqui carefully avoided any rencounter, the governor contented himself with ravaging the Araucanian territories in revenge. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 05 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
  • The ravaging of the Palatinate at the start of the League of Augsburg war was intended to deny the area to enemy armies, limiting the number of fronts Louis's armies had to cover.
  • Hurricane Ike was moving west-northwest near 10 mph after ravaging homes in Cuba and killing dozens of people in the Caribbean.
  • The garden was his domain; he had his rabbits to feed and the birds to admonish for ravaging his cherry trees.
  • The ravaging giant of Eirena's territory finds counterparts in other figures depicted as monstrous, cruel, degenerate, and corrupt.
  • And yet the country faces an AIDS epidemic every bit as catastrophic as the one that is ravaging its neighbours.sentence dictionary
  • 'ravaging' communities without any sense of irony of what their movement did to communities on this island. - 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,42,48,49,50,52
  • By agreeing to eventually step down, Mr. Berlusconi is likely to become the highest-profile political victim of the euro-zone crisis that has been ravaging the Continent for the past two years.
  • The ravaging of Africa by these forces and the desperate condition of its population are deeply felt.
  • Now, beneath those manholes, a man-eater is waiting ... a ravaging animal-turned-monster bent on destroying everything in its wake. Archive 2007-06-24
  • Even with this, its light was as perilous as ever, ravaging the earth with its venomous rays.
  • In particular, after the Opium War in 1840, China endured many trials and tribulations because of the decadent and declining rule of feudalism and the ravaging aggression of imperialist powers.
  • But certain it is that the enemy - authorities and 'scalawag' - friends, who now cruelly oppress the whites and elevate the negro over us - are hated as the ravaging armies never were, and a true union seems farther off than ever. Old times in Dixie land : a southern matron's memories,
  • Unless you have been hiding under a rock, a well insulated sound proof rock, then you probably know about the swine flu H1N1 that is "ravaging" the world right now. Pornpig Porn Party
  • It is ravaging the ecosystem because it consumes large quantities of oxygen, suffocating other marine life.
  • Qat, or catha edulis, has become the national pastime in this poor Arab country of 19 million, but one many experts say is ravaging Yemen's frail economy and sucking up precious water.
  • It features art and stories intended for a mature audience on a theme of alien monsters ravaging pretty school students in a hentai style.
  • Many are afraid that if they lose their job, they fall prey to all of the ravaging forces in Zimbabwean society — they join the 70-80 percent of the country that's unemployed, waiting in bank queues, trying to somehow scrounge up food. Life in Mugabe-ville
  • Yet even the conservative AR4 arguably supports the term by considering, however soberly, probably consequences that could reasonably be construed as involving the "ravaging" of this or that. RealClimate
  • Your mission: Capture and eliminate the Jackal, a dangerous weapons dealer helping to arm a terrible civil war ravaging Africa.
  • S. soldiers in Iraq also must contend with air that's laden with heavy metals and lung-ravaging particles, researchers reported March 30 at the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society.
  • Killed a boar as big as a bonasus, which was ravaging half Reisenburg, and saved the lives of his Vivian Grey
  • With his fellow skipper's famous bareheadedness ravaging his enterprise, Webb had Cavanagh run up two fine custom hats and hurried to the White House to give one to the President and one to Kennedy's long-time friend, a businessman named Red Fay. Rex Hammock's
  • The deer was ravaging the man's fields, and he had killed it in sudden passion, and not for gain; and he had carried it into the royal forest in the hope that that might make detection of the misdoer impossible. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Famine had mutated into an invincible monstrosity that was ravaging more than half of Africa's children.
  • Spanish-American word ravaging our coasts and carrying off the pride of the youth has to answer for many such bridal parties, whose tours have been followed with pins and colored pencils and eyes more eager than those of mothers-in-law. Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885
  • a ravaging illness
  • The ravaging giant of Eirena's territory finds counterparts in other figures depicted as monstrous, cruel, degenerate, and corrupt.
  • Hurricane Ike is currently "ravaging" South Texas with his Blogrunner
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  • Not "ravaging" him would have amounted to journalistic malpractice. News & Record Article Feed
  • I shall pardon, only telling him that One who knows what is secret will not overlook the ravaging of His Church by a man of such a character; a man who originally appoints uncanonically, then imposes oaths in violation of the Gospel, then tells a man to perjure himself in the matter of his transfer, and last of all lies in pretended forgetfulness. NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

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