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devastation noun

ADJ. complete, utter | widespread | ecological, environmental | economic

VERB + DEVASTATION cause The hurricane caused widespread devastation.

DEVASTATION + VERB be wrought We surveyed the devastation wrought by the fire.

PHRASES a scene of devastation He surveyed the scene of utter devastation beneath him. | a trail of devastation The tornado left a trail of devastation in its wake.