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synonyms for decimate

  • annihilate
  • exterminate
  • obliterate
  • slaughter
  • wipe out
  • butcher
  • execute
  • massacre
  • commit genocide
  • kill off
  • stamp out
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antonyms for decimate

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  • bear
  • build
  • create
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After the closure of stores decimated the in-store sampling that many beauty brands relied on, Marie Claire launched a direct mail sampling operation, expecting to gather tens of thousands of signups within the first year.
WITH AMERICA STILL ON LOCKDOWN, PUBLISHERS LEAN INTO DIRECT MAILMAX WILLENSFEBRUARY 1, 2021DIGIDAY
The ASF outbreak that decimated China’s pig population in 2019 resulted in national pork output hitting a 16-year low.
HOW CHINA COULD CHANGE THE WORLD BY TAKING MEAT OFF THE MENUCHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAIJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
That’s as scared as I’ve ever seen Thanos, and if he hadn’t said decimate my entire team to get her off of me, I think she would have done it.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE WATCHING WANDAVISIONELIANA DOCKTERMANJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
Stocks have been on a record-shattering tear after a devastating drop-off during the pandemic’s first wave, even as the coronavirus continues to cause mass deaths, halt travel, decimate businesses and push millions into poverty.
WALL STREET RETREATS FROM RECORD HIGHS AMID VIRUS, POLITICAL UNCERTAINTYTAYLOR TELFORDJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the coronavirus pandemic still raging and decimating local businesses, Manna, a drone delivery company, gained approval in late October to launch its service in Oranmore, Ireland.
WITH GROCERY STORE ACCESS LIMITED DURING THE PANDEMIC, DRONE DELIVERY OFFERS A HIGH-TECH BOOST TO BUSINESSALYSSA NEWCOMBJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
What’s more, the Pew study was published in March 2019, a full year before a pandemic wiped out — as of this writing — 1 in 1,000 Americans over the course of nine months and decimated businesses, homes, and families.
ONE GOOD THING: THE FUTURE IS UNCERTAIN. THIS GRAPHIC NOVEL GAVE ME HOPE ANYWAY.ALISSA WILKINSONJANUARY 1, 2021VOX
Airlines and the hospitality industry were absolutely decimated by the pandemic as travel plummeted and restrictions were put in place.
TIMELINE: FROM THE FIRST CORONAVIRUS CASES TO THE FIRST VACCINATIONSSY MUKHERJEEDECEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Ovbiagele imagined them as players in the protracted Boko Haram war that has decimated Nigeria’s northeast and claimed the lives of more than 37,000 people.
THE POTENTIAL OSCAR FILM THAT’S TOO HOT FOR THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENTDANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 16, 2020OZY
Now, lockdowns and distancing to stop the spread of the coronavirus have decimated the industry.
BIG OIL’S HOPES ARE PINNED ON PLASTICS. IT WON’T END WELL.DAVID ROBERTSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Amazon also decimates local budgets through its effect on traditional retail.
WHY ARE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS PAYING AMAZON TO DESTROY MAIN STREET?JAKEMETHAUGUST 23, 2020FORTUNE
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