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Powell noted a risk, saying that “if excessive inflationary pressures were to build or inflation expectations were to ratchet above levels consistent with our goal,” the central bank wouldn’t hesitate to act.Low interest rates may be here to stay, following Fed Chief Powell’s new approach on inflation|Lee Clifford|August 27, 2020|Fortune
From 2011 to 2015, an average of 93,296 deaths annually could be tied to excessive alcohol use, or 255 deaths per day.Heavy drinking drove hundreds of thousands of Americans to early graves|Aimee Cunningham|August 3, 2020|Science News
The agency also recently adopted a new use-of-force policy that mandates officers to intervene when others use excessive force, calls for de-escalation tactics whenever possible and bans carotid and neck restraints.MTS Police Chief Departs as Agency Pulls Back Enforcement Push|Lisa Halverstadt|July 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The excessive show of immune cell force spurs inflammation and cell death, which can stoke yet more inflammation and cell death.Why COVID-19 is both startlingly unique and painfully familiar|Aimee Cunningham|July 2, 2020|Science News
If the regulation of these systems gets out of whack, the scales can tilt toward thromboinflammation, in which severe inflammation leads to excessive clotting.Preventing dangerous blood clots from COVID-19 is proving tricky|Aimee Cunningham|June 23, 2020|Science News
Excessive force to combat minor infractions of the law is the central issue today.
The list of banned items from the BBFC seems altogether ridiculous and excessive.Why Has Female Ejaculation Been Banned in British Porn?|Emily Shire|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Excessive alcohol consumption is a major public health problem in the United States.
For men, excessive, or binge drinking, is defined as five or more drinks at one time, or more than 15 drinks during the week.
Women who drink while pregnant—any amount—as well as underage drinkers, are also defined as “excessive drinkers.”
This increase was excessive and altogether unnecessary to the maintenance of thorough and progressive government.
It is giving him no excessive praise to say that he makes himself as interesting as Johnson and Boswell together.The Age of Dryden|Richard Garnett
She really was a splendid animal, unhurt either by excessive work or—as many modern mothers are—by a rotten fashionable life.Here and Hereafter|Barry Pain
Yet his poverty was excessive, for the beautiful statue, modeled during successive months with much love, fell to pieces.Rodin: The Man and his Art|Judith Cladel
It is kept vigorously upon the stretch of excessive vigilance.The Mirror of the Sea|Joseph Conrad