Example sentences for: decimated

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

  • The lessons learned from these groups are that "[t]he allies must begin reconstructing Kosovar society now, without delay, even before they make or find their way into Kosovo itself and face the immense task of rebuilding the province's decimated infrastructure and housing stock.

  • "They decimated my business; they decimated my catalogue, by luring me into this kind of complacently by lying to me.

  • During their Directoire, a new wave of executions — the White (royalist) Terror — decimated the Jacobins and their supporters.

  • 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.

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


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