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How to use groundswell in a sentence
Despite findings from the United States and Europe that show the positive mental health effects of gender-affirming care, a recent groundswell of state legislation has sought to curb access to gender-affirming health care for those who want it.Gender-affirming care improves mental health for transgender youth | Maria Temming | August 26, 2021 | Science News
In a groundswell of revision, scientists are wrestling with this heritage.Racism lurks in names given to plants and animals. That’s starting to change | Jaime Chambers | August 25, 2021 | Science News
The groundswell began early this year with the introduction of 253 bills proposing voting restrictions across 43 states as of mid-February, according to the nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice.Here’s where GOP lawmakers have passed new voting restrictions around the country | Elise Viebeck | July 14, 2021 | Washington Post
The Bessemer fight, and Amazon organizing as a whole, reflect a new groundswell of interest in organizing among tech workers.Tech’s new labor movement is harnessing lessons learned a century ago | Sarah Jaffe | June 30, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The groundswell of antitrust activity is continuing to intensify.
Immediately, there was a national groundswell of voices calling for Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto the bill.
And away from sectarian conflict, a popular groundswell for the government to move aside has failed to materialize.After Beirut Bombing of Wissan al-Hassan, a Wary Calm in Lebanon | Jamie Dettmer | October 30, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another 20,000-plus people would join the groundswell over the coming week.
In the Senate, Democrats are counting on consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren to generate a populist groundswell.
There is no groundswell of opposition to ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell’ coming from our military.
It would be dangerous now to keep quite close to the rocks, for a heavy groundswell had risen.The Quiver, 2/1900 | Various
There has been no rain in the night, and no groundswell to produce any vibration.
The courage and the endurance women must possess to face a groundswell like this!The Open Air | Richard Jefferies
For it is the nature of a groundswell to be exceedingly deceptive.The Open Air | Richard Jefferies
All over the country the groundswell of unrest was steadily and rapidly rising.To Him That Hath | Ralph Connor
British Dictionary definitions for groundswell
a considerable swell of the sea, often caused by a distant storm or earthquake or by the passage of waves into shallow water
a strong public feeling or opinion that is detectable even though not openly expressed: a groundswell of discontent
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