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  • verb Present participle of decimate.

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Examples

  • After all, measles is estimated to have wiped out more than half the Native American population, and was documented in decimating the Hawaiian population.

    October « 2009 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • After all, measles is estimated to have wiped out more than half the Native American population, and was documented in decimating the Hawaiian population.

    The "Anti-Vaccine" Illusion « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • But a crucial component, to link foreign assistance more closely to U.S. interests, is "decimating" one of the core missions of foreign aid — to alleviate poverty — according to Democrats and aid organizations.

    Periscope: Influence The New Bush Politics Of Aid

  • Bonnie asked if elk are "decimating" aspens in our part of the planet.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Depends on what you mean by "decimating" and how big an area you look at.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • It doesn’t require an international relations genius to conclude that the US is seeking to do to Pakistan what it has done to Iraq, namely decimating its military capability and fracturing the country into separate entities.

    Pakistan The Next US Target

  • It doesn’t require an international relations genius to conclude that the US is seeking to do to Pakistan what it has done to Iraq, namely decimating its military capability and fracturing the country into separate entities.

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  • On the other side are hunting groups that claim that wolves are "decimating" elk and other big game populations.

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  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF), unsustainable fishing is "decimating" the world's fisheries, destroying marine habitats and incidentally killing billions of fish and marine animals annually.

    Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit

  • The Billions spent "decimating" Iraq didn't do a thing to al Qaeda, which was arguably a CIA operation with the Saudis to begin with.

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