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It devastated the Americas in the early 1500s after being introduced through contact with Europe.
SMALLPOX USED TO KILL MILLIONS OF PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. HERE’S HOW HUMANS BEAT IT.KELSEY PIPERFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated sports TV ratings and squeezed advertising budgets.
IS THE COST OF A SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL STILL WORTH IT FOR ADVERTISERS?ADAM EPSTEINFEBRUARY 5, 2021QUARTZ
The government of Juan Orlando Hernández has not done all of the work it said it would do in the areas affected by the natural phenomena that devastated the country last year.
THIS IS HOW 300 LGBTQ PEOPLE IN THE FIRST HONDURAN MIGRANT CARAVAN OF 2021 LIVEDUNIA ORELLANAFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Many women of color are essential workers and work in industries that have been completely devastated by the pandemic, while others — in order to care for their kids — have had to make the difficult decision to leave their jobs altogether.
WHY WORKING MOMS DESERVE A TANTRUM (AND HOW TO SURVIVE THE REMAINDER OF THE PANDEMIC)CHRISTINE KOHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Late last year, I was devastated to learn that Caracas was closing its East Village home after almost two decades.
WHY CARACAS AREPA BAR’S HOUSE SALSA IS A CONDIMENT ALL-STARTANAY WARERKARJANUARY 29, 2021EATER
Sekou Smith, a longtime NBA reporter and analyst, died Tuesday of complications from covid-19, devastating the community of coaches, players and reporters who had known him for years.
NBA REPORTER SEKOU SMITH, WHO DIED OF COVID AT 48, IS REMEMBERED FOR HIS KINDNESSCINDY BORENJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For a while now, it’s been clear the pandemic has ushered in a “she-cession” and devastated working women.
WOMEN HAVE LOST A DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBER OF JOBS DUE TO COVID-19. HERE'S HOW WE CAN START TO FIX A BROKEN SYSTEMBONNIE HAMMERJANUARY 25, 2021TIME
In 2021, it serves a similar purpose at an even more urgent time for the restaurant community devastated by the ongoing pandemic.
RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS WITH FOCUS ON DINING AT HOMEEVAN CAPLANJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
He’s angry about it, and devastated for the officers and what they endured and who they lost.
AS THE RIOT AT THE U.S. CAPITOL UNFOLDED, ONE MAN FELT UNIQUELY BETRAYEDPETULA DVORAKJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even if you force yourself to watch, as I had to, you may feel beaten up afterward, rather than devastated by a pure rush of feeling.
PIECES OF A WOMAN FEATURES A SUPERB PERFORMANCE FROM VANESSA KIRBY, IF YOU CAN BEAR TO WATCH ITSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 8, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO DEVASTATE

  • equalizes
  • equates
  • even off
  • even out
  • evens
  • flattens
  • flushes
  • grades
  • lies
  • makes equal
  • makes flat
  • mows
  • planes
  • presses
  • rolls
  • smoothens
  • smooths
  • straightens
  • surfaces
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