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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Devastate  \Dev"as*tate\  (?;  277),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Devastated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Devastating}.]  [L.  devastatus 
  p.  p.  of  devastare  to  devastate;  de  +  vastare  to  lay  waste, 
  vastus  waste.  See  {Vast}.] 
  To  lay  waste;  to  ravage;  to  desolate. 
 
  Whole  countries  .  .  .  were  devastated.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  To  waste;  ravage;  desolate;  destroy;  demolish;  plunder; 
  pillage. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  devastated 
  adj  :  made  uninhabitable;  "upon  this  blasted  heath"-  Shakespeare; 
  "a  wasted  landscape"  [syn:  {blasted},  {desolate},  {desolated}, 
  {ravaged},  {ruined},  {wasted}] 




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