History
History
Synonyms
UK
US
Meaning:
destroy

to break (something) to pieces; make (something) useless; put an end to (hopes, a career etc)

demolish, devastate

devastate

to ruin (a place) completely

demolish, destroy

harrow

(to use) a heavy frame with metal teeth or discs for breaking up (ground) after ploughing

sack

harry

to attack (a country etc) frequently; to annoy or worry (a person)

pester, annoy

ransack

to search (a place) untidily and thoroughly

turn inside out in search; ravage

ravage

a destructive effect; to damage (something) badly

destroy, ransack

LAY WASTE as in Wiktionary
LAY WASTE as in Wikipedia
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