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The ravages of disease on society intensify the headaches involved in obtaining unbiased, consistent patient data, and they amplify the fickleness and irrationality of human behaviors that the models need to mirror.
THE HARD LESSONS OF MODELING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICJORDANA CEPELEWICZJANUARY 28, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Dinosaur fossils can be, for lack of a better term, rather bare-bones—particularly in their delicate, easily-destroyed nether regions, which can fall prey to the ravages of scavengers, or an explosive release of postmortem gas.
THIS FOSSILIZED BUTTHOLE GIVES US A RARE WINDOW INTO DINOSAUR SEXELLIE SHECHETJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
They had shipped off to war expecting to battle Taliban fighters, build schools and protect innocent villagers from the ravages of a merciless enemy.
AN UNUSUAL MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN, AND THE TROOPS WHO SUFFERED TO CARRY IT OUTGREG JAFFEJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Today, after a year marked by the economic ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, the nascent industry’s total market value has exploded above $670 billion as of press time.
COINBASE CEO ISSUES A WARNING TO INVESTORS ABOUT BITCOIN RISKRHHACKETTFORTUNEDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
As the ravages of the novel coronavirus forced millions of people out of work, shuttered businesses and shrank the value of retirement accounts, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged to a three-year low.
GEORGIA SENATE RUNOFF: REPUBLICAN PERDUE BOOSTED HIS WEALTH WITH WELL-TIMED STOCK TRADESLEE CLIFFORDNOVEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Then they headed west as far as Furness, burning and ravaging without opposition.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Didn't you complain to my son last night of a wild boar that had been ravaging your garden?
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
He died in February 1598 while 82 the plague was ravaging Carlisle, and was buried in the cathedral.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
Nassau replied by ravaging the country up to the walls of Arnhem, the Gueldres capital.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
Ravaging the land, they compelled the elector Maximilian to sign a truce and to withdraw his troops from the imperial army.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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JULY 24, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO RAVAGING

  • defacing
  • grafitti
  • mischief
  • ravaging
  • ruin
  • sacking
  • smashing
  • trashing
  • wreckage
  • wrecking
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