[rah-vuh-nuh] /ˈrɑ və nə/
(in the Ramayana) the king of Ceylon who abducts Sita, the wife of Ramachandra, and is later defeated by Ramachandra.
[rav-ij] /ˈræv ɪdʒ/ verb (used with object), ravaged, ravaging. 1. to work havoc upon; damage or mar by ravages: a face ravaged by grief. verb (used without object), ravaged, ravaging. 2. to work havoc; do ruinous damage. noun 3. havoc; ruinous damage: the ravages of war. 4. devastating or destructive action. /ˈrævɪdʒ/ verb 1. to […]
abbreviation 1. Royal Army Veterinary Corps
[reyv] /reɪv/ verb (used without object), raved, raving. 1. to talk wildly, as in delirium. 2. to talk or write with extravagant enthusiasm: She raved about her trip to Europe. 3. (of wind, water, storms, etc.) to make a wild or furious sound; rage. verb (used with object), raved, raving. 4. to utter as if […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a hooklike tool for reaming old oakum out of seams in planking.