Definitions of decimate
v. t. - To take the tenth part of; to tithe.
v. t. - To select by lot and punish with death every tenth man of; as, to decimate a regiment as a punishment for mutiny.
v. t. - To destroy a considerable part of; as, to decimate an army in battle; to decimate a people by disease.
The word "decimate" uses 8 letters: A C D E E I M T.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after decimate (in bold), or to acdeeimt in any order:
a - acetamide emaciated d - decimated medicated s - decimates medicates
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