raven

Part of speech: verb

To capture by force; ravage.

Part of speech: verb

To eat voraciously; prey upon; tear.

Part of speech: noun

The act of plundering; spoliation. ravin.

Part of speech: adjective

Black and shining, like the plumage of a raven.

Part of speech: noun

A large crow like bird.

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Usage examples "raven":

  1. So Raven left him and continued his journey till he reached the house of an old man who lived alone. - "The Strange Story Book", Mrs. Andrew Lang.
  2. " We'll do it for France together, boy," she whispered as she turned in my arm and pressed herself against my raven attire above my heart held in restraint by that towel of the bath. - "The Daredevil", Maria Thompson Daviess.
  3. After forty days Noah opened the window of the ark and sent out a raven; and it kept going to and fro until the waters were dried up on the earth. - "The Children's Bible", Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent.