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devastates

verb , present tense third-person singular of devastate

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1 to bring destruction to (something) through violent action
  • the city was devastated, first by the earthquake and then by fires
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2 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • the explosion devastated an entire city block
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3 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress
  • we were devastated by the awful news of his death
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