ravaging

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English to the Old English. 2014.

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  • ravaging — index depredation, disastrous, larcenous, predatory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Ravaging — Ravage Rav age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ravaged} (r[a^]v [asl]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ravaging} (r[a^]v [asl]*j[i^]ng).] [F. ravager. See {Ravage}, n.] To lay waste by force; to desolate by violence; to commit havoc or devastation upon; to spoil; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ravaging — I noun plundering with excessive damage and destruction • Syn: ↑devastation • Derivationally related forms: ↑devastate (for: ↑devastation), ↑ravage • …   Useful english dictionary

  • ravaging — rav·age || rævɪdÊ’ n. destruction, ruin, devastation v. rob, plunder, pillage; destroy, ruin, demolish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hergung — ravaging …   The Old English to English

  • ravage — I. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from ravir to ravish more at ravish Date: circa 1611 1. an act or practice of ravaging 2. damage resulting from ravaging ; violently destructive effect < the ravages of time > II. verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Battle of Ager Falernus — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Ager Falernus partof=the Second Punic War date= Summer 217 BC place= Mount Callicula, Campania, present day Italy result= Carthaginian victory combatant1=Carthage combatant2=Roman Republic commander1=… …   Wikipedia

  • destruction — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of destroying Nouns 1. destruction, waste, dissolution, break[ing] up; disruption; consumption; disorganization. See loss. 2. (fact of destruction) fall, downfall, ruin, perdition, crash, smash,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Forray — For ray, n. The act of ravaging; a ravaging; a predatory excursion. See {Foray}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valentinian III — Infobox Roman emperor name = Valentinian III full name = Flavius Placidius Valentinianus title = Emperor of the Western Roman Empire caption = Solidus minted in Thessalonica to celebrate Valentinian III s marriage to Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of… …   Wikipedia

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