DEVASTATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of devastation
Definition:
n. an event that results in total destruction; the state of being decayed or destroyed
Example:
Only a few years ago the River Oder on the Polish-German border caused huge amounts of devastation.
Sentence in Classic:
They had nursed the wounded, closed dying eyes, suffered war and fire and devastation, known terror and flight and starvation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In the professions, college men are slowly but surely leavening the Negro church, are healing and preventing the devastations of disease, and beginning to furnish legal protection for the liberty and property of the toiling masses.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
The hospital was in a small Prussian town that had been twice devastated by Russian and French troops.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The man who had devastated France returns to France alone, without any conspiracy and without soldiers.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As they walked along the narrow sidewalk toward Peachtree, Scarlett was dismayed and sorrowful, for Atlanta looked so devastated and different from what she remembered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He put his arm about her waist; it was a large, strong, sophisticated arm, and very agreeable; he grinned at her with a devastating knowingness, while Kennicott glowed inanely.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Born in the neighborhood of Arles, she had shared in the beauty for which its women are proverbial; but that beauty had gradually withered beneath the devastating influence of the slow fever so prevalent among dwellers by the ponds of Aiguemortes and the marshes of Camargue.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context