But a natural disaster on the scale of the hurricanes Katrina and Rita that destroyed thousands of small businesses along the Gulf Coast, can decimate a business and literally wipe it from the face of the earth.
These plants help control the ground beetle population which can quickly decimate young cucumbers and prevent the blossoms from forming fruit.
Unfortunately, this pest carries Pierce's Disease, which can decimate an entire vineyard in a few short years.
Girls during slumber parties have been known to decimate the contents of their hosts' kitchens.
Get behind enemy lines to decimate the threat in life-like fire fights.
Brutality - Decimate the losing player with a long series of attacks.
He expected these days to be his last, but he'd give the order to decimate the entire state if it meant humanity as a whole survived.