Here he is describing the state of the body when it is hauled ashore: “Its humanity had been lost to the ravages of nature.”
He also has first-hand experience with the ravages of addiction: His own stepson has been arrested on drug charges.
We have gone a long way towards mitigating the ravages of nature.
The footage showed a resilient, determined Farrah, who never lost an ounce of her grace and beauty to the ravages of the disease.
"I failed to prepare the team," he said, even though the ravages of age probably slowed his players down more than anything else.
One would almost pity some of the old mutineers that escaped the ravages of war.
The town has suffered more from the ravages of war than almost any other in Europe.
Marcia put off her sack and gloves, and hastily repaired the ravages of travel as best she could.
Loss of the queen the most fruitful occasion of ravages by the moth.
Every hour brought fresh news of the ravages of the fever, and the Taylors commenced preparing to leave town.