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Synonyms for decimate
ˈdɛs əˌmeɪt

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  1. decimate(verb)

    kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies

    Synonyms:
    eradicate, carry off, eliminate, extinguish, annihilate, wipe out

  2. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off(verb)

    kill in large numbers

    "the plague wiped out an entire population"

    Synonyms:
    obviate, bear off, eat up, crush out, pull off, rule out, exhaust, annihilate, reject, negociate, take away, eliminate, get rid of, manage, bear away, use up, rid of, bring off, extirpate, exterminate, press out, kill, eat, obliterate, run through, quench, cancel out, snuff out, pass, wipe out, carry away, do away with, stub out, uproot, blow out, winnow out, excrete, root out, erase, extinguish, sweep away, carry off, consume, egest, deplete, eradicate

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