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Now, lockdowns and distancing to stop the spread of the coronavirus have decimated the industry.

Amazon also decimates local budgets through its effect on traditional retail.

After posting multimillion-dollar losses in 2019, Airbnb will have to show that it make money—even as the coronavirus decimates the travel industry.

With Sykes off to Los Angeles in a trade to bring Kalani Brown to Atlanta, the loss of Hayes and Montgomery seemed to decimate Atlanta’s ability to score.

This was an ominous hint that he intended to decimate them, after the fashion of Field-Marshal Liposcak.

But Mr. Downing saw in his attack the beginnings of some deadly scourge which would sweep through and decimate the house.

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They had, therefore, no fear that the Hungarians could scale the walls and decimate their scanty band.

The Strong ArmRobert Barr

Pennant had previously noticed how spring fever used to decimate the west coast.

Gairloch In North-West Ross-ShireJohn H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot

Suddenly a terrible plague broke out in the city, and threatened to decimate the population.

Soon the artillery of both armies opened, and a rain of cannon balls began to decimate the opposing ranks.

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