Wreak havoc

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Definition

to wreak havoc: to cause chaos; to devastate, to destroy
idiom
The hurricane wreaked havoc on the harvest. All the crops were destroyed by it.

havoc: chaos, destruction
noun

Examples

  • "A 15-year-old boy wreaked havoc today at White Dove High School when he pulled out candy from his bag and threw it "quite hard" at fellow students."
  • "Hurricane Vanessa continues to wreak havoc all over the American Southeast, another suicide bombing on Mount Placid has caused panic in the Middle East, a new outbreak of avian flu is devastating the chicken industry in Ethiopia."

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