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  1. lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge(verb)

    cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

    "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"

    Synonyms:
    waste, harry, scourge, emaciate, flagellate, abandon, blow, forsake, run off, devastate, desert, neutralise, pine away, neutralize, desolate, consume, macerate, ware, depopulate, languish, liquidate, squander, ravage, do in, rot, knock off

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  1. laywasteto

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#2373harry
#2540blow
#4409desert
#9696ware
#13640consume
#14530abandon
#17344rot
#35321scourge
#36359desolate
#39656neutralize
#47832forsake
#56710liquidate
#79641ravage
#80715devastate
#80961squander
#85205languish
#123666neutralise
#208976flagellate
#327541depopulate

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