razed

[ɹ_ˈeɪ_z_d], [ɹˈe͡ɪzd], [ɹˈe‍ɪzd]

Definitions of razed:

  1.   Overthrown; wholly ruined. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for razed:

  1. The very ruins had been razed to the ground, the very corpses tortured. ” – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  2. The town of Sulmo in Pelignium was razed – Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic by Andrew Stephenson
  3. Then Yovan went on to relate to the prince how the previous night he had seen in a dream the sky suddenly covered with dark clouds; from those clouds a thunderbolt had fallen upon his princely castle and razed every single stone of it to the ground; a fire had then broken out and consumed the beautiful capital Zablak. ” – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  4. Other cities, perhaps as great as these, were razed to the very earth and even their names are now forgotten. ” – Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1 by Elise Whitlock Rose
  5. If perchance it pleases not, then shall it be razed to the ground, and rebuilt upon your design. ” – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
  6. The rest of the original building was either razed already or else unfit to stand. ” – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  7. He told us that a quarrel having taken place between the boatmen of a small vessel and the people of a village, the former came on board in great numbers in the night, and murdered six of the boatmen; and that on the affair being represented to the Pasha, he sent three hundred soldiers to the village, and razed it to the ground. ” – Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay by Miss Emma Roberts
  8. Now we must either suppose that the Spaniards razed these buildings to the ground, and then constructed this strange arch themselves, which supposition is, I think, utterly untenable, or that this corridor formed part of the ancient buildings which, according to the historical account, stood on this artificial mound, and that for some purpose or other the monks incorporated it with their convent. ” – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  9. The detachment made camp within the destroyed fortress, near to the single Chinese building that had not been razed and which was now serving as headquarters for the Chinese Commissioner. ” – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  10. Now, love being razed out of life, the ruins of all else loomed dismal amidst the darkness; and a voice rose up, whispering: " Lo, fool, what thou hast lost because thou didst believe and love!" ” – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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