- draper, john william,
- draper, ruth,
Origin of drastic
Examples from the Web for drastically
Journalists are leaving Kabul, embassies are downsizing, and donors are quietly and drastically scaling back.The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now It’s Breaking Them|Heather Barr|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Similarly, the results of this study should not drastically increase your intake of Indian food.Fish Oil, Turmeric, and Ginseng, Oh My! Are ‘Brain Foods’ B.S.?|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The making of couture clothes is changing so drastically that I feel like I am preserving its history,” she says.
Servers and restaurant owners occasionally shame those who drastically under-tip.Online Shaming Gives Creeps the Spotlight They Deserve|Samantha Allen|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there are drastically fewer forces left in Europe available to be called upon in such an event.
Supposing Aunt M'riar was to go up and collar Dave and fetch him down, drastically!When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
Why was I, so drastically different from them, chosen as a guard?Man of Many Minds|E. Everett Evans
That is the reason why a strict censorship in time of war is not only useful, but essentially and drastically necessary.Hilaire Belloc|C. Creighton Mandell
There were dangerous and explosive words, like Peace, War, and Freedom which the censor dealt with drastically.What Not|Rose Macaulay
But here on the heights the conditions were drastically unlike the lowland tropic moisture.Nightmare Planet|Murray Leinster
Word Origin for drastic
1690s, originally medical, "forceful, vigorous, especially in effect on bowels," from Greek drastikos "effective, efficacious; active, violent," from drasteon "(thing) to be done," from dran "to do, act, perform." Sense of "extreme, severe" is first recorded 1808. Related: Drastically.