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Origin of drastic
OTHER WORDS FROM drasticdras·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for drastic
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.
It’s not drastic to say that everything in American culture is being rethought — from policing and business practices to book clubs and history.Your Kids Need a Dose of Bilingual Culture? He Can Help|Nick Fouriezos|August 9, 2020|Ozy
The disappearance of data-scientist job openings has been especially drastic outside of the US tech hubs, where postings were 51% below year-ago levels.Even job openings for data scientists are in deep decline|Michelle Cheng|July 31, 2020|Quartz
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
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
As alarming as parents might find those results, Dr. Temple cautions against jumping to any drastic conclusions.
This drastic population decline was mainly caused by the introduction of European diseases.
The doc fix is an attempt to prevent doctors who take Medicare patients from having to take a drastic pay cut.
The reduced manpower ceilings imposed on the Navy, even during the Korean War, had caused a drastic curtailment in recruiting.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
The morning after her drastic interview with Mrs. Williams, Selma studied herself searchingly in her mirror.Unleavened Bread|Robert Grant
Resistance will compel the operators to be drastic, when they would rather go slowly and surely.The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906|Jane Milliken Napier Brodhead
It occurred to me that it might be quite a drastic form of demonstration.The Diva's Ruby|F. Marion Crawford
No demand should be laid upon the mate that requires a drastic change of personality.