I had to learn that the first devastating lesson was to learn to have the courage to face life.
The record-breaking heat, crippling worldwide droughts, and devastating fires of 2012 and floods were no coincidence, he said.
As the climate changes, devastating storms like Sandy will become more frequent.
The Bush privatization failure was devastating not only to his standing as president but as head of his own party.
In 2010 he claimed that a U.S. weapons test caused the devastating Haitian earthquake, which claimed some 230,000 lives.
They, under the lead of Vritra, were devastating the whole universe.
The plague was not in Bombay then, but it is devastating the city now.
The little garrison was saved, and, more important still, Natal was saved from a sweeping and devastating raid of savage warriors.
No one who had not seen it could imagine the devastating fury of that storm.
Never had she beheld or even conceived anything so utterly merciless and devastating.