the ravages of

Definition of the ravages of

literary

  1. :  destruction or damage caused by (something) the ravages of war/disease —sometimes used figuratively Her face showed the ravages of time.

Word by Word Definitions

ravageplay ravages
  1. :  an act or practice of ravaging

    :  damage resulting from ravaging :  violently destructive effect

  1. :  to wreak havoc on :  affect destructively

    :  to commit destructive actions


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