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devastate

US [ˈdevəˌsteɪt]
UK ['devə.steɪt]
  • v.摧毁;彻底破坏;毁灭;使震惊
  • Web毁坏;蹂躏;使荒芜
Simple Present:devastates  Present Participle:devastating  Past Tense:devastated  
devastate
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v.
1.
~ sth
彻底破坏;摧毁;毁灭to completely destroy a place or an area
The bomb devastated much of the old part of the city.
这颗炸弹炸毁了旧城的一大片地方。
2.
[oftpass]
~ sb
使震惊;使极为忧伤;使极为悲痛to make sb feel very shocked and sad

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