Example sentences for: devastated

How can you use “devastated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Floods and mudslides devastated Venezuela.

  • A "clear sign," according to the Guardian , "that despite his defeat, President Slobodan Milosevic is still trying to ethnically engineer the future of the devastated province."

  • Thanks to this blurring of the victim-perpetrator distinction, Ted's nephew Joe was able to get elected to Congress despite his own car accident, which likewise devastated his passenger, four years after Chappaquiddick.

  • The epicenter of the earthquake is thought to have been off the Algarve coast, possibly between Tavira and Faro, but it devastated places as far away as the capital, Lisbon.

  • In about 721 b.c. , the north (Israel) was invaded and devastated by Assyrians.

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