Verb. To reduce to one-tenth: to destroy or remove nine-tenths of anything.

This post has some context in reality as many estimates show that Hurricane Irma decimated the island of Barbuda. Over 90% of the buildings in the sole Barbudan town of Codrington were reported destroyed, with some reports stating as high as 95%. Hurricane Jose is now bearing down on the island and it’s similarly-devastated neighbors.

Hurricane Irma is now heading towards Florida.

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