havoc

Part of speech: noun

General carnage or destruction.

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Usage examples "havoc":

  1. A small bomb from the Swedish vessel fell upon the bridge of the " Albatross," and must have made great havoc. - "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.
  2. A dozen other equally remarkable incidents happened during the short time that the frantic buffaloes were playing havoc with our train, and when they got through and left us our outfit was badly crippled and scattered. - "The Adventures of Buffalo Bill", Col. William F. Cody.
  3. Gurayn was its home and like the others it wrought havoc in its region. - "Philippine Folk Tales", Mabel Cook Cole.