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One hypothesis that projected calamitous sea level rise is called the marine ice cliff instability.
COLLAPSE MAY NOT ALWAYS BE INEVITABLE FOR MARINE ICE CLIFFSSID PERKINSJUNE 17, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Here was a rare opportunity, many of us hoped, for humanity to pause and redress the calamitous harm it had long inflicted upon nature.
TIMELESS MEDITATIONS ON EARTH’S FRAGILITY, AND THE DAMAGE HUMANS DOBALAJI RAVICHANDRANMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Education leaders see it as a desperately needed remedy for a calamitous school year that left many students across the country struggling and falling behind.
AS THE SCHOOL YEAR ENDS, MANY DISTRICTS EXPAND SUMMER SCHOOL OPTIONSJOE HEIM, VALERIE STRAUSS, LAURA MECKLERAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The protagonists are earnest rubes, the antagonists villainous caricatures, and as in Wolfe’s best-selling tomes, the unlikely subplots thread into a fiery, calamitous climax.
‘PARADISE, NEVADA’ TRIES TO CAPTURE OUR ANXIOUS AMERICAN ESSENCE WITH A COLLISION COURSE THROUGH THE GAMING INDUSTRYPETE TOSIELLOAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Alayna Curry, an Orlando Health spokeswoman, said the hospital would not discuss Reggie’s calamitous birth, even though his mother has.
SHE CAN’T SUE HER DOCTOR OVER HER BABY’S DEATH. WHEN SHE SPOKE OUT, SHE WAS SILENCED AGAIN.BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER AND DANIEL CHANG, MIAMI HERALDAPRIL 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
Especially now, at this sensitive juncture, when the overseers of public spaces are trying to build back trust and operate without risk of spreading this insidious, calamitous infection.
I WONDERED WHAT IT WOULD BE LIKE TO BE VACCINATED AND BACK IN A THEATER. MY PANIC LIFTED AS SOON AS THE LIGHTS WENT DOWN.PETER MARKSAPRIL 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was an election so calamitous that no result could be discerned at all, a failure of the central act of democratic self-governance that has been a hallmark of America since its founding.
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN THAT SAVED THE 2020 ELECTIONMOLLY BALLFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
Content quality considerations aside, the truly calamitous decision to open landing page option filtering for indexing was made.
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Three calamitous invasions in one year might well have induced reflection in a statesmanlike mind.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
One disaster after another had left him with the belief that he was marked out by fate for calamitous fortunes.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
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WORDS RELATED TO CALAMITOUS

  • baleful
  • baneful
  • calamitous
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • deathly
  • destructive
  • disastrous
  • fateful
  • final
  • ill-fated
  • ill-starred
  • incurable
  • inevitable
  • killing
  • malefic
  • malignant
  • mortal
  • mortiferous
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisonous
  • ruinous
  • terminal
  • virulent
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