Verb(1) kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies(2) kill in large numbers
(1) the project would decimate the fragile wetland wilderness(2) Yet both dam projects would decimate the very scrubland the lynx depends on.(3) Augustus firmly imposed his discipline on his men: he once dismissed an entire legion in disgrace, and didn't hesitate to decimate troops who would give in to the enemy.(4) Only last month the government announced the biggest spending cuts in more than a decade that will decimate the public services on which thousands rely.(5) plant viruses that can decimate yields(6) the man who is to determine whether it be necessary to decimate a large body of mutineers(7) The big fleet in Thailand was decimated in a fire at the Royal Varuna Club several years ago, though there are still a few ├ö├ç├┐vintage├ö├ç├û boats at Varuna.(8) Populations of these invertebrates have been decimated or even eradicated in areas where wasps are common.(9) At the same time some of the native species that were decimated by the Nile Perch, or were even thought extinct, were coming back.(10) Prior to 1990 the species had been decimated by a combination of habitat loss and capture of birds for the pet trade, and was considered extinct in the wild.(11) The plague decimated the working population of Europe, and this left large tracts of land vacant.(12) Traders claiming their businesses have been decimated by a controversial bus lane were due to hold an emergency public meeting with Transport for London last night.(13) Donegal's once vibrant textile industry has been decimated in the past decade with the closure of companies like Jockey, Donegal Shirts and Fingal Manufacturing.(14) Increased interest in locally-produced food is vital to stem the decline of farming and prevent decimation of rural communities.(15) A lot of the bird species here, particularly the migratory waders, have been decimated .(16) Thousands of bee swarms in the central Eastern Cape have been decimated by a deadly blood-sucking Asian mite which destroys the male drone bees and damages female worker bees.
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Different Formsdecimate, decimated, decimates, decimating
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