名词:ravager 动词过去式:ravaged 过去分词:ravaged 现在分词:ravaging 第三人称单数:ravages
1 damage (sth) badly; destroy 严重损坏（某物）; 毁坏
*forests ravaged by fire 毁于火灾的森林
* (fig 比喻) a face ravaged by disease, eg covered with marks after smallpox 因疾病而破相（如患天花後留有麻子）.
2 (of armies, etc) rob and plunder (sth) with violence （指军队等）抢劫, 掠夺（某物）
*Bands of soldiers ravaged the countryside. 成群的士兵洗劫了乡村.
v [T usually passive]
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: French;Origin: ravager, from ravage 'destruction', from ravir; RAVISH]
to damage something very badly
a country ravaged by civil war
His health was gradually ravaged by drink and drugs.