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Sparks and molten metal can land on a welder’s hands resulting in instant and catastrophic burns.
WELDING GLOVES TO KEEP YOU SAFE AND COMFORTABLE ON THE JOBPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The American intelligence community had no idea about the catastrophic consequences that were about to enshroud our country.
“WE DID THE WORST JOB IN THE WORLD”: LAWRENCE WRIGHT ON AMERICA’S BOTCHED COVID-19 RESPONSESEAN ILLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
It is a sobering journey, one that warns of catastrophic surprises that may be in store.
THIS WEEK’S AWESOME TECH STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB (THROUGH FEBRUARY 6)SINGULARITY HUB STAFFFEBRUARY 6, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The catastrophic events of the past year have not shaken Collins’ beliefs.
NIH DIRECTOR FRANCIS COLLINS IS FIGHTING THIS CORONAVIRUS WHILE PREPARING FOR THE NEXT ONEBELINDA LUSCOMBEFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
As America faces the potential for catastrophic coronavirus spikes fueled by highly infectious variants, public health authorities remain wary of imposing the stricter measures adopted by other nations.
U.S. RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS EMPHASIZES MASKS AND VACCINES INSTEAD OF LOCKDOWNSFENIT NIRAPPIL, BRITTANY SHAMMASFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The pandemic’s toll has been catastrophic, but governments around the world continue to vaccinate millions of people daily, bringing the end ever closer.
THE US FINALLY HAS A NATIONAL MASK MANDATERAHUL RAOFEBRUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This was new, I thought, but the flood of panic and catastrophic thoughts were familiar.
CORONAVIRUS IS TESTING THOSE OF US WITH ANXIETY. WE NEED TO HAVE MENTAL HEALTH HELP AVAILABLE WHEN THE PANDEMIC ENDS.SARAH VANDER SCHAAFFJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The judge also said he would trust her and her mother to follow the rules because “the alternative is catastrophic” — jail.
U.S. PROSECUTORS EYE 400 POTENTIAL SUSPECTS, EXPECT SEDITION CHARGES ‘VERY SOON’ IN JAN. 6 CAPITOL BREACHSPENCER HSU, RACHEL WEINER, DEVLIN BARRETTJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This year, it could be a potentially catastrophic spreader of disease.
CHINA MARKS THE WUHAN LOCKDOWN ANNIVERSARY AMID SPIRALING COVID-19 CASES AND WITH RISKY HOLIDAY TRAVEL LOOMINGCHARLIE CAMPBELL / CHANGSHA AND WUHANJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
Gender equality advocates began bracing for a catastrophic wave of shadow pandemics.
MELINDA GATES: WHY WOMEN'S VOICES MUST BE AT THE CENTER OF REBUILDING AFTER COVID-19MELINDA GATESJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO CATASTROPHIC

  • blighted
  • catastrophic
  • destroyed
  • disastrous
  • hapless
  • ill-omened
  • inauspicious
  • luckless
  • misfortunate
  • ruined
  • star-crossed
  • unfortunate
  • unhappy
  • unlucky
  • untoward
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