A fungal blight imported from Asia, however, would eventually lay waste
to some 4 billion chestnut trees and bring the proud tree to near extinction.
Other games have you climb into things on wheels -- Wayne gets to use a variety of ``vital suits,'' which are mobilized battle armor units that can fly, transform and lay waste
to anything that stands in their way.
Here the stakes for 15-year-old Anna are much higher: she is hiding an enemy soldier, a Russian; it is near the end of the war and the advancing Russian army will soon lay waste
to her town and her way of life.
The amnestied Goths would now lay waste
to the Roman Balkans at the point of the sword.
Muslim writers say, "When the locust swarms darken countries, they bear on their wings these Arabic words: We are God's host, each of us has ninety-nine eggs, and if we had a hundred, we should lay waste
the world, with all that is in it.
They spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in their assassination campaign, and all the while new terrorists shoot up airports, hijack planes and ships, and lay waste