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synonyms for decimation

  • assassination
  • bloodbath
  • bloodshed
  • carnage
  • extermination
  • genocide
  • murder
  • slaughter
  • annihilation
  • butchery
  • internecion
  • butchery
  • extermination
  • annihilation
  • bloodbath
  • genocide
  • carnage
  • slaughter
  • murder
  • bloodshed
  • bloodletting
  • assassination
  • internecion
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How to use decimation in a sentence

As this pandemic continues to decimate the livelihoods of countless independent musicians, Swift has sold more albums inside this calendar year than anyone else on Earth.
TAYLOR SWIFT REALLY CAN’T HELP HERSELFCHRIS RICHARDSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With the pandemic decimating ridership and fare revenue, the agency is looking to cut one-quarter of its $2 billion in annual operating expenses from next year’s budget.
METRO BOARD MOVES ‘DOOMSDAY’ BUDGET FORWARD TO ACCEPT PUBLIC COMMENTSJUSTIN GEORGEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
From coast to coast, transit agencies are planning for layoffs and pared-down service as the coronavirus pandemic decimates budgets and a federal stimulus package remains stalled in Congress.
TRANSIT SYSTEM SERVICE CUTS PROPOSED IN CONGRESS’S BACKYARD ELICIT CALLS FOR MORE FUNDINGJUSTIN GEORGE, LORI ARATANI, MEAGAN FLYNNDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the past six months, companies ranging from Uber to NBCUniversal to Boeing have laid off employees, as industry after industry has been decimated.
CAN PATREON AND TWITCH DRIVE THE NEW GIG ECONOMY?CHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 22, 2020OZY
Free sampling — an age-old marketing tactic — has been decimated by store closures and lockdown mandates from coronavirus.
‘NO BRAINER’: MARIE CLAIRE LAUNCHES SAMPLING BUSINESS TO BOOST REVENUE AND DATA PRACTICELUCINDA SOUTHERNAUGUST 3, 2020DIGIDAY
The Shirt-tail battalion and the bluegrass battalion stood in peril of decimation in their maiden engagement.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The Texans in their escape and conflicts had lost five men, and Santa Anna demanded the decimation of the rest.
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE VOL XXXII NO. 6 JUNE 1848VARIOUS
It is only because of the large families that they rear, that they are able to withstand this yearly decimation of their ranks.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
We should not be surprised if at least one part of the mysterious decimation turned out to be an early act of beneficial hidation.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
Sometimes the inroads of tigers cause the abandonment of an entire village, the natives preferring exile to gradual decimation.
INDO-CHINA AND ITS PRIMITIVE PEOPLEHENRY BAUDESSON
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WORDS RELATED TO DECIMATION

  • decimation
  • demolishment
  • demolition
  • destruction
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • extinguishment
  • liquidation
  • massacre
  • obliteration
  • ruin
  • slaughter
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