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synonyms for drastic

  • dire
  • forceful
  • harsh
  • radical
  • desperate
  • exorbitant
  • extravagant
  • immoderate
  • strong
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antonyms for drastic

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  • nice
  • calm
  • collected
  • easy
  • mild
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How to use drastic in a sentence

The timing for when upfront deals take effect had seemed set to be one of the most drastic changes to the market and a sign of its overarching overhaul.
‘THERE WASN’T A HUGE SHIFT’: TV UPFRONT MARKET DID NOT UNDERGO EXPECTED OVERHAUL THIS YEARTIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020DIGIDAY
They decided if the number was above seven, it would entitle them to take drastic action to shut down society.
THE COUNTY IS RETHINKING A MAJOR CORONAVIRUS TRIGGERWILL HUNTSBERRYSEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Because this is such a drastic statement, I can’t imagine the players would agree without some reluctance.
WHAT HAPPENED IN THE NBA THIS WEEK?SARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Cooper said there has been a “drastic reduction in overtime” in the last month or two.
INFO ABOUT LOCAL POST OFFICE OPERATIONS IS CONFLICTING AND HARD TO COME BYASHLY MCGLONE AND KATE NUCCIAUGUST 27, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Between the virus taking over huge numbers of cells and the immune system’s drastic efforts to contain the infection, a lot of damage is done to the body and a person can become very sick.
CLOTH MASKS DO PROTECT THE WEARER – BREATHING IN LESS CORONAVIRUS MEANS YOU GET LESS SICKLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 20, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
It’s not drastic to say that everything in American culture is being rethought — from policing and business practices to book clubs and history.
YOUR KIDS NEED A DOSE OF BILINGUAL CULTURE? HE CAN HELPNICK FOURIEZOSAUGUST 9, 2020OZY
The disappearance of data-scientist job openings has been especially drastic outside of the US tech hubs, where postings were 51% below year-ago levels.
EVEN JOB OPENINGS FOR DATA SCIENTISTS ARE IN DEEP DECLINEMICHELLE CHENGJULY 31, 2020QUARTZ
Meanwhile, the negative consequences for the media and advertising industries could be drastic at an already fraught period for the sectors.
‘JUST WAITING FOR THE KNOCKOUT BLOW’: U.K. GOVERNMENT’S JUNK FOOD AD BAN YET ANOTHER HIT FOR ALREADY BATTERED PUBLISHERSLARA O'REILLYJULY 28, 2020DIGIDAY
Video advertising and social media trends reflect the most drastic changes in the mobile experience.
HOTTEST USER-CENTRIC VIDEO ADVERTISING TRENDS OF 2020: CTV, VERTICAL, AND SOCIAL FORMATSIVAN GUZENKOJUNE 12, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Clearly his business abilities were great; his reforms were bold and drastic, and success attended his efforts.
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WORDS RELATED TO DRASTIC

  • acute
  • climacteric
  • concentrated
  • critical
  • crucial
  • dire
  • drastic
  • exquisite
  • fierce
  • furious
  • great
  • terrible
  • urgent
  • vehement
  • very grave
  • vicious
  • violent
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