Example sentences for: decimated

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

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

  • Even as the Nasdaq and much of the rest of the market has been decimated over the past couple of weeks, I haven't written anything about it, because I didn't think there was anything interesting to add.

  • After the entire area has decimated itself, some compliant commander in chief has to be in place to send in the troops to secure the oil if it's not too radioactive.

  • The war and the disastrous effects of the plague decimated the population of Poland, reducing it to just four million, roughly half its total in the early 17th century.

  • Plantation work was labor intensive, but there were very few laborers on the island; the Spanish slaves had disappeared into the inhospitable interior and the native Arawak had been decimated by disease.


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