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Origin of drastic
OTHER WORDS FROM drasticdras·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use drastic in a sentence
The timing for when upfront deals take effect had seemed set to be one of the most drastic changes to the market and a sign of its overarching overhaul.‘There wasn’t a huge shift’: TV upfront market did not undergo expected overhaul this year|Tim Peterson|September 9, 2020|Digiday
They decided if the number was above seven, it would entitle them to take drastic action to shut down society.The County Is Rethinking a Major Coronavirus Trigger|Will Huntsberry|September 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Because this is such a drastic statement, I can’t imagine the players would agree without some reluctance.
Cooper said there has been a “drastic reduction in overtime” in the last month or two.Info About Local Post Office Operations Is Conflicting and Hard to Come By|Ashly McGlone and Kate Nucci|August 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Between the virus taking over huge numbers of cells and the immune system’s drastic efforts to contain the infection, a lot of damage is done to the body and a person can become very sick.Cloth Masks Do Protect The Wearer – Breathing In Less Coronavirus Means You Get Less Sick|LGBTQ-Editor|August 20, 2020|No Straight News
Park employees helped John quit tobacco by way of a butts-proof glass enclosure, a drastic change in diet, and regular exercise.Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence|Bill Schulz|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The difference is nonetheless drastic: $220,119 and $44,453, respectively, on average per person annually.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On a local level, pipeline leaks and spills could have a number of drastic effects.The Pipeline From Hell: There’s No Good Reason to Build Keystone XL|Jack Holmes|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are hopes and fears from both sides that something drastic might or might not happen.The Vatican's Same-Sex Synod: The Bishops Hear About Reality. Do They Listen?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As alarming as parents might find those results, Dr. Temple cautions against jumping to any drastic conclusions.
Clearly his business abilities were great; his reforms were bold and drastic, and success attended his efforts.
The powers thus given are, it will be observed, certainly drastic.
Alexander was a strong opponent of drastic remedies of all kinds.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
Never before had there been such a drastic overhauling of the premises.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
Used as a drastic hydragogue in dropsies; and in scrofula, &c.