havoc / ˈhæv ək /


havoc3 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. great destruction or devastation; ruinous damage.
v. 有主动词 verb

hav·ocked, hav·ock·ing.

  1. to work havoc upon; devastate.
v. 无主动词 verb

hav·ocked, hav·ock·ing.

  1. to work havoc: The fire havocked throughout the house.

havoc 近义词

n. 名词 noun

chaotic situation


  1. Those ejections can wreak havoc on satellites or power grids when they strike Earth.
  2. In addition to the market chaos that’s played havoc with returns this year, the investor has been dragged into a political debacle over the appointment of its new CEO, hedge-fund manager Nicolai Tangen.
  3. The pandemic has wreaked havoc on small businesses while at at the same time accelerated consumers’ shift to digital and the business need for digital transformation.
  4. On defense, Bonga creates havoc with both steals and blocks, and the Wizards play more like a competent NBA defense with him on the court, a huge bonus for the league’s worst defensive team.
  5. The expanded postseason has given them another path to make the playoffs — and a chance to create havoc once there.
  6. Earlier that day, officials say, Stone went on a bloody rampage killing six of his kin and wreaking havoc in three small towns.
  7. In the later stages of the war, the American-made Stinger missile was introduced and wreaked havoc among the Soviet helicopters.
  8. The mother also made a plea to the violent ones who wreak such havoc.
  9. By the time the maids got back from the shore, peacocks had wrecked havoc on the waiting food.
  10. The Fox miniseries 24: Live Another Day saw a massive drone wreak havoc on London.
  11. They must be kept away from flies—a fly can work havoc with a film in a few minutes.
  12. The laughing happy country girl—what havoc a few hours has made in that gay warm heart!
  13. I have known them arrive in early autumn, and do great havoc amongst the apples, which they cut up to get at the pips.
  14. Their borders you have wasted, and you have made great havoc in the land, and have got the dominion of many places in my kingdom.
  15. But, before the equinox, disease began to make fearful havoc in the little community.