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to kill savagely and indiscriminately

Synonyms for decimate

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

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Each of the AD6634's channels consists of four cascaded signal-processing elements: a frequency translator, two fixed coefficient decimating filters, and a programmable-coefficient decimating filter, Price: $42.50 (1000).
The Indians crush President Custer's reelection campaign hopes by blowing up his new bridge with dynamite and decimating the forts.
It rewrote the balance of power for the Plains Indians, decimating the village-dwelling Arikaras and Mandans and allowing the nomadic Sioux to seize control of the prairie.
For the survivors of the decimating struggle within the Southern Baptist Convention (hereafter SBC) throughout the last twenty-plus years, perhaps the last thing one would desire to read is another book focusing on these events.
Despite many predictions to the contrary, the Internet will work as a "powerful ally rather than a decimating nemesis" for channel partners, predicts IT market watcher International Data Corp.
But new research reveals that a wave of extinctions may have hit right in the middle of this evolutionary binge, decimating the ranks of the newly evolved creatures.