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synonyms for lay waste

  • bane
  • bankrupt
  • beggar
  • botch
  • break
  • bust
  • crush
  • defeat
  • defile
  • destroyer
  • destruction
  • downfall
  • drain
  • exhaust
  • fleece
  • mangle
  • mar
  • overthrow
  • overturn
  • pillage
  • rape
  • sack
  • smash
  • spoil
  • total
  • undoing
  • wrack
  • wreck
  • wrecker
  • bring down
  • bring to ruin
  • clean out
  • decimate
  • deface
  • demolish
  • deplete
  • deplore
  • depredate
  • desecrate
  • despoil
  • devour
  • dilapidate
  • disfigure
  • do in
  • impoverish
  • injure
  • maim
  • make a mess of
  • mutilate
  • overwhelm
  • pauperize
  • ravish
  • raze
  • reduce
  • shatter
  • spoliate
  • use up
  • wipe out
  • wreak havoc on
  • maraud
  • pilfer
  • ravage
  • desecrate
  • loot
  • ransack
  • desolate
  • rob
  • sack
  • trespass
  • appropriate
  • strip
  • devastate
  • nab
  • arrogate
  • ruin
  • thieve
  • purloin
  • waste
  • invade
  • confiscate
  • raid
  • despoil
  • devour
  • spoil
  • rifle
  • pinch
  • lift
  • gut
  • steal
  • depredate
  • spoliate
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antonyms for lay waste

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  • building
  • creation
  • success
  • help
  • save
  • offer
  • build
  • receive
  • give
  • safeguard
  • grow
  • create
  • release
  • protect
  • guard
  • improve
  • construct
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      How to use lay waste in a sentence

      It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.
      A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
      A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
      HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
      The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      Sometimes the child lay so still that Aristide arose to see whether he was alive.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      This road ran north and south, and nearly in front of where he lay another road entered it, coming in from the west.
      THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
      At last he lay upon the floor, while around her, Mrs. Merley and the other girl begged and beseeched.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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      WORDS RELATED TO LAY WASTE

      • annihilate
      • crush
      • decay
      • demolish
      • devastate
      • eat up
      • exhaust
      • expend
      • extinguish
      • lay waste
      • overwhelm
      • ravage
      • raze
      • ruin
      • suppress
      • waste
      • wreck
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