Sentence Examples


  • The news was devastating to all of us.
  • The devastating effects of these civil wars were most disastrous to the trade and the prosperity of Kwei-chow.
  • He sent the earl of Salisbury with some of his mercenaries to join the confederates in Flanders, while he sailed with the main body of them to La Rochelle, whence he marched northwardr devastating the land before him.
  • When that disaster fell upon the country it found a teeming population fiercely competing for a very narrow margin of subsistence; and so widespread and devastating were its effects that between 1847 and 1852 over 1,200,000 of the Irish people emigrated to other lands.
  • This was the period of those devastating raids which made the savage Magyar horsemen the scourge and the terror of Europe.