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ra vij

  • n  (usually plural) a destructive action
    the ravages of time
  • v  make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
  • v  cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

  • RISING TIDE The swollen Vltava River threatens buildings and bridges in downtown Prague, as floods ravage much of central and eastern Europe.
  • That means billions for energy-efficient and climate-friendly infrastructure like wind turbines, solar panels and mass transit, but nothing for new sprawl roads that ravage nature .
  • Preventable scourges like tuberculosis and hepatitis B ravage the countryside, infant mortality is creeping upward after decades in declineand now, with millions of migrant .
News & Articles

  • Colorado fire now most destructive in state history
    The deadly wildfire that continues to ravage Colorado Springs has destroyed 473 homes and damaged 17 – making it the most destructive fire in Colorado's history. The fire is reminiscent of the Waldo Canyon Fire, which took place only one year ago and destroyed 346 homes.More than 34,000 homes have been evacuated as the 15,500-acre blaze persists. The cause of the Black Forest Fire, which broke ...
    June 15, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • How to protect your life, property in a wildfire
    Devastating wildfires continue to ravage Colorado Friday. The Black Forest Fire has destroyed hundreds of homes and has taken at least two lives. 
    June 14, 2013 - KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Quotes

  • Robert Menendez in pharmabiz.com
    Diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's ravage our seniors, weigh on their loved ones and drain patients of financial resources,said US Senator Robert Menendez. "This an investment that will assist research to treat and defeat these...
  • Bill Richardson in Blogger News Network (blog)
    At a time when the scourge of meth is coming across the border, and cocaine and heroin use continues to ravage our communities, the federal government should be cracking down on real criminals-not people who are trying to help those in pain,...
  • Barack Obama in Newsweek
    We can no longer sit on the sidelines and watch AIDS ravage our children and their parents. Now you as citizens of your country, you can make a difference- but you have to act and act now. Uniting today can make a better tomorrow so please support... Will Smith http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Smith&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFqSq8r1JRAz7_uC_e67E8CpGO9Eg Times Now.tv http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.timesnow.tv/NewsDtls.aspx%3FNewsID%3D8013&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF5Tmi9Z6Z683yQHXqSPWjhrDgUYQ May 5, 2008 80483 108502 ravaged I have always believed that the Second Amendment protects the right of individuals to bear arms, but I also identify with the need for crime-ravaged communities to save their children from the violence that plagues our streets through commonsense,...

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