|Subject:||Decimate ... Phillip and Ralph|
|From:||"John A. Gamblin" <>|
|Date:||Wed, 5 Nov 2003 18:38:44 -0800 (PST)|
So Phillip and Ralph,
Is it wrong to use the term decimated coconut considering the ten per cent GST now applied? a number of young ones around me now ask this of you both.
Even Warmer greetings,
Reid <> wrote:
The most probable correct antonym for 'decimate' would be to use the Latin root for 'ify', meaning "to make or cause to become". Thus, to make something become one-tenth of its former quantity or state, the word would be 'decify'.
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