Example sentences for: decimated

How can you use “decimated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The city streets are being decimated,' by illegal dumpers, DiClaudio told the judge.

  • The industry was decimated by the loss of many Jewish families who ran the major diamond houses, but a slow recovery ensured its survival.

  • These old stamping grounds of the Huron Indians (until they were decimated by Iroquois warriors and European disease) are now a popular weekend and summer destination for the families of Toronto professionals.

  • Six million Poles lost their lives during World War II, and the Jewish population was decimated, reduced from 3 million to just a couple thousand.

  • Leaving behind only two men, the Somers party resumed their journey westward and finally landed at Jamestown, only to be greeted by a shock: illness, starvation, and Indian attacks had drastically decimated the colony.


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