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  1. The crabs may decimate your snail population.
  2. We have to decimate their army to the point of no return.
  3. Nations plunged into civil wars that served to decimate.
  4. The crown presents and some smart manipulative defence lawyer endeavours to decimate.
  5. The goal is to prevent interplanetary civil wars that could decimate entire populations.

  6. Soon my people will decimate themselves by waging a pointless civil war and my mother will die.
  7. I was going to decimate all competition in cross-country, even with stopping to watch the leaves fall along the way.
  8. However, at the worst point, the loss would be almost $200,000, or more than enough to decimate the accounts of the unwary.
  9. The very same creature he had just seen decimate a dozen soldiers within seconds, and all he had to fight it with now was a ten inch blade.
  10. My experience is that a stop loss will decimate the robustness of a trading strategy if it is built into the strategy and becomes an integral part of it.
  11. If they could spy upon that meeting they would gain enormous amounts of information that could be used to harass, harm and decimate the abolitionist movement.
  12. In it, Brereton said that neither he nor General MacArthur didn’t really deserve the praise for the novel tactics used to decimate the Japanese invasion fleet.
  13. Unfortunately, I had to be satisfied with more of the same: industrial-strength support, steel reinforcement, and the ever-present danger that something might give way and decimate a population.
  14. Either I decimate this place and stalk out, probably to destroy the entire world—but hey, I’ll be alive—or I let them put me on ice and trust that those who love me will find a way to rescue me.
  15. The terrorists had built up a devastating arsenal of chemical and biological weapons; crude they may be, but because of their sheer capacity, their combined effect would decimate the immediate population.

  16. Mabeuf opened his bookcase, took a long look at all his books, one after another, as a father obliged to decimate his children would gaze upon them before making a choice, then seized one hastily, put it in under his arm and went out.
  1. The procedure had dragged on for years, decimating the better class like a pestilence.
  2. Barrad moved through his men back towards the giant who was decimating his lead troops.
  3. His fear was that Yellow Cough might sweep through the crowded sett, decimating his fighting forces.
  4. Flying shrapnel from each bomb erupted through the crowd decimating and injuring everyone in their path.
  5. Before the hurricane veered away from a direct hit on the city, decimating the towns of the Gulf Coast.
  6. She was a brief, pivotal encounter who had played her role of decimating my perception of how others saw me, and then she escaped unscathed.
  7. The two brothers hated the countryside and spent most of their time wandering the fields with a pair of shotguns and decimating the wildlife.
  8. And if those assets consist of bonds with big unrealized losses, such losses will rapidly become realized, decimating net worth in the process.
  9. With almost a casual indifference, the horde banked and dove on Jasra’s winged forces decimating them with claws and flames while I continued to sing.
  10. Confronted with the martyr missiles being thrown at them by Arafat’s desperados, the Jews responded by decimating their dwellings and deporting their families.
  11. My planes have succeeded in decimating the Chinese invasion force at the border and what is left of it is advancing very slowly while steadily suffering more losses.
  12. She watched Zax plunge through the straggling clusters of wounded, the V-shaped ridge of his tail sweeping a wide path, decimating those he hadn’t trampled directly overtop.
  13. Some had insisted that only sound, solid tactics and reliance on training, granted the victory, while others believed that the ability to surprise and strike first was a pre-requisite to decimating the opposition.
  14. Leaving dozens of dead and wounded comrades behind in the ravine, the surviving enemy infantrymen bravely pushed on their assault up the western slope of Hill 310, despite the withering machine gun fire decimating their ranks.
  15. The accommodations had all the comforts that converted troopship implies, but it seemed a great adventure until the ship hit a Force Nine in the Bay of Biscay, decimating the faculty and the student body alike with seasickness.
  16. Under the furious eyes of Farah, who had quickly returned her engines to idle setting, the Israeli fighter-bombers each performed three more passes, firing either unguided rockets or their 20mm guns and decimating the Hezbollah flotilla.
  17. In fact, I received this morning a report from Dong-Dang saying that the American aircraft that were attacking and decimating a Chinese column near the village stopped their attacks immediately once the surviving Chinese soldiers withdrew inside Dong-Dang.
  1. This year’s harvest is decimated.
  2. Have I decimated the superwoman?
  3. It occurs to me that we’ve been decimated.
  4. Henri returned home to find his family decimated.
  5. I had been decimated, spiritually, financially and.
  6. At this rate one war and his people will be decimated.
  7. They had decimated more than one pirate installation.
  8. That one Borg ship nearly decimated the entire fleet.
  9. Cougar populations have been decimated in eastern North.
  10. It was lucky that Ganesh led a fight back and decimated.
  11. With each retreat, the number of defenders was decimated.
  12. Its turbulent history has decimated the fabric of the home.
  13. Pictures of the building utterly decimated, still smouldering.
  14. The landscape as far as he could see was completely decimated.
  15. What the Shades didn’t devour, the Hoar Frost King decimated.
  16. This country’s military leadership would have been decimated.
  17. With his newly found power Sam and Aylon together decimated the.
  18. The disaster of the hollow road had decimated, but not discouraged them.
  19. Our populations have been decimated by war more times than any other race.
  20. That was the start of the Dragon Wars, in which the poor humans were decimated.
  21. If you are just turning in, tragedy struck this morning as a bomb decimated St.
  22. With their armies decimated so, the Makii would be forced to make an appearance.
  23. A great plague then spread and decimated millions the world over followed by the.
  24. Are you saying because I decimated the Kelvan population, I ruined a chance at.
  25. We think nothing of the forests that are decimated to meet our wants not our needs.
  26. Together with wars and famines, recurrent bouts of plague saw populations decimated.
  27. They did not notice the cholera which decimated Paris precisely during that very month.
  28. His race was being decimated, the demons having arrived in the heart of gargoyle territory.
  29. As they scanned the room, they noticed another decimated body scattered into pieces on the floor.
  30. One year ago, a deadly virus decimated the world leaving swarms of brain-eating zombies in its wake.
  31. Units have been decimated within hours of arriving at the front, but we were doing very, very well.
  32. This was one of the biggest reasons we had been almost decimated that and the stupid order to walk.
  33. Their habitats, ranges, food supplies, and populations are being decimated by the palm oil industry.
  34. Captain Thrane watched his monitor, impotent, as humanity’s finest fleet was decimated before his.
  35. For example, dial-up Internet service America Online (AOL) has been decimated by high-speed providers.
  36. By now his decimated assault waves were in full retreat, pursued by merciless rifle and machine gun fire.
  37. Although they eventually prevailed, German paratroops and transport aircraft were decimated in the process.
  38. Davey had asked Ralph for this, and Ralph had turned him down, but that was before the plague decimated the.
  39. The cattle population had been decimated and there were no cars to fill the atmosphere with carbon monoxide.
  40. The monsters had decimated each other in their internal war, and only a few dozen of them had escaped alive.
  41. He looked around the room and saw the empty bottles of exotic juices, a tea set and the decimated bowl of fruit.
  42. This was the same tie he wore on Super Tuesday, when he decimated Boehner and Jeb and all the other Republicans.
  43. The decimated Church riflemen staggered toward the rear, moving in short dashes between inadequate bits of cover.
  44. Even after the Swordsman had turned to pursue, the missiles had their target locks and decimated the Swordsmen force.
  45. The ship that had single-handedly decimated his father’s forces and killed both his father and his brother was back.
  46. Many of God’s eagles have had their wings totally broken and decimated with some of the torpedo shots they have taken.
  47. Captain Osna said, When half the country is decimated, it is easier to keep in touch with the other half, lad….
  48. The message was clear, and failure to adhere to it almost decimated the earth and cost most life to be wiped out forever.
  49. The decimated and war weary Wehrmacht, fighting desperately to survive and prevent total defeat was near to total collapse.
  50. And on their twenty-third attempt, after a battle that lasted for eleven days, Zarkog’s decimated forces were forced to withdraw.
  51. The decimated enemy ranks swelled full again, fed by the endless streaming line of soldiers coming through the two gaps in the wall.
  52. It lay in ruins, decimated, rubble from the ancient buildings and new office blocks mingled alike in a mile-wide scattering of stone.
  53. The British forces were decimated and some 1,300 soldiers lost their lives in three hours of Zulu brutality in defense of their nation.
  54. I pulled out two large pistols and made my way further into this underground labyrinth that was being decimated by the storm behind me.
  55. After the black riots that decimated Birmingham and London in particular, the anger in the press against blacks was once again palpable.
  56. The carrier-borne planes decimated enemy aerial and naval resistance, allowing the transports to take the fighting men to operational areas.
  57. What I didn't take into account was the psychological pressure of actually getting close to reaching this level and seeing the account decimated.
  58. The Luftwaffe decimated Bomber Command, and the only thing that the raid on Nuremberg achieved was to raise the morale of the Third Reich population.
  59. The troops who had been sent out to secretly flank the escapees had not only been discovered, they had been decimated by the sudden shaking of the ground.
  60. Air Force responded by launching an intense bombing operation that forced the communists back into the countryside after being decimated by the air strikes.
  61. Now our lads were paying the butchers bill and quite a few laid dead and wounded but not nearly as many as the Fusiliers who it seemed were being decimated.
  62. The loan problems continued until capital was decimated, and, on June 16, 1989, both Western Savings and Loan and Sun State Savings were seized by the regulators.
  63. Groggily he had gathered up his weapons, removed a bag from Lewem’s decimated corpse and began to stagger back up through the eerie silence of the deserted shrine.
  64. Then one of the parties recognises that their back office people have made a terrible mistake in their calculations, the result of which is that their margin is decimated.
  65. And now I’m beginning to think it was the winds of hurricane force that has decimated most of the life on this planet, and has sent the survivors racing to once again colonize Ar.
  66. As a result, the enemy troopships were decimated and the rest of the Japanese ships were forced to sail away, leaving the few troops ashore at the time stranded and without supplies.
  67. Now decimated and missing their leader and their explosives experts, the survivors broke ranks and ran across the main road, to the relative safety of the houses on the northern side.
  68. A modern army, composed of the finest men and material in the world, had been moved recklessly into a death-trap, to be decimated by what proved to be a handful of half-starved Spaniards.
  69. Soon the Lycanian forces began to overwhelm the Order, thus bringing about the decade-long Desolate Wars and by the time the struggle was over, the Order's numbers had been all but decimated.
  70. He threw back his crimson cloak drawing his two distinctive Su-Katii blades, and with a war cry he charged into the decimated Tanarians’ fulfilling his bloodlust and completing his betrayal.
  71. That family had advanced considerably in both numbers of people and technology since the great flood that had decimated the earth, and it was these people our ancestors found when they returned.
  72. It is hard to give a solid assessment at this point, Herr FeldMarshal, but most of the SS leadership has been eliminated by the Time Patrol and their offices across Europe have been decimated.
  73. On seeing the growing panic the cavalry Commander decided that the day was lost, his small reserve force was massively undermanned – if they advanced into the fray, they too would be decimated.
  74. The northern quarter, having been decimated by the Destroyer, continued to lie in ruins for the general population refused to near the blackened crater where the city's greatest monuments once stood.
  75. As of the last report I got at eight this morning, that Sino-Soviet invasion force has been largely decimated, with its vehicles, guns and supplies destroyed and with two thirds of its infantry wiped out.
  76. Turner decimated the ranks of the Directorate of Operations, his reasoning being that in all too many instances our field operatives were forced into relying on foreign nationals of less than savory character.
  77. On the 6th of June, 1832, a company of the National Guards from the suburbs, commanded by the Captain Fannicot, above mentioned, had itself decimated in the Rue de la Chanvrerie out of caprice and its own good pleasure.
  78. She then spoke of her parents’ death from an epidemic while she was sixteen, how she left her decimated tribe to travel South, then West, to eventually stop in the Greek city-colony of Ephesus, on the coast of Asia Minor.
  79. After about seven hundred years of having their culture and its spiritual tradition decimated at the point of a Christian sword, these farmers and merchants went a Viking in defense of their homelands; but it was already too late.
  80. It was now that we walked into a storm of shrapnel and machine gun bullets I could see mates of mine dropping on all sides and we hadn’t gone more than a few yards over the ground in front of us and we were already being decimated.
  81. The 41st Bombardment Wing was sent earlier today to bomb a munitions factory in the Ruhr, but, apart from encountering the usual heavy German fighter and antiaircraft artillery response, was decimated by what seems to be a new German weapon.
  82. Apart from celebrating the fact that American forces had ultimately won the battle for the Philippines, Arnold could further rejoice at the fact that this victory was mainly due to the work of his aviators, who had decimated the Japanese invasion fleet.
  83. With its armored cars quickly decimated by the assault shuttles, the ISF replied by sending its own assault shuttles and more ground troops, turning the battle into an epic confrontation that transformed the Navy compound into a field of ruins within an hour.
  84. Our starting point is usually disappointment and decimated stock prices, so we need to understand fully what the problems are, how they arose, whether management recognizes them, what they're doing to fix them, and how consistently the fixes are being applied.
  85. The communities in the mining towns of South Wales had been decimated and impoverished by the struggle, but along with their comrades in Kent and Yorkshire, had remained resolute with more than 90 percent of their members remaining on strike until the very end.
  86. The hole spread over a large area, possibly three or four metres across in places; muddy throughout its entire extent: deep, claggy, black mud, sloppy with water and dotted with bits of green from the decimated plants which had been wrenched from the ground by its making.
  87. Whether Attila’s forces weren’t decimated in the battle because Aetius foolishly thought the Huns would no longer be a threat to Rome, because he wanted to collect spoils of war for himself, because he was afraid to press the fight, or because the Roman allies couldn’t have finished off the Hun army as believed, it was unfortunate for the Romans because Attila returned to plunder the north of Italy the following year.
  1. The large fragment of earth decimates.
  2. Besides, the current system decimates the planet, it abandons most of the people, it conduces other people to make illicit acts to survive, it generates a garbage trash and it transforms our Earth in enormous garbage can, if we don’t stop with the consumerism, we will pollute until the sidereal space.

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