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See definition of earth-shaking on Dictionary.com
  • as inlife-and-death
  • as inmomentous

synonyms for earth-shaking

  • all-important
  • consequential
  • critical
  • crucial
  • determining
  • earth-shattering
  • essential
  • imperative
  • important
  • indispensable
  • life or death
  • meaningful
  • of vital importance
  • paramount
  • pivotal
  • serious
  • significant
  • urgent
  • vital
  • vitally important
  • notable
  • crucial
  • far-reaching
  • historic
  • fateful
  • significant
  • memorable
  • consequential
  • pivotal
  • eventful
  • meaningful
  • decisive
  • weighty
  • big
  • considerable
  • critical
  • grave
  • heavy
  • material
  • outstanding
  • substantial
  • vital
  • chips are down
  • earth-shattering
  • epochal
  • heavy number
  • of moment
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How to use earth-shaking in a sentence

The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
All things that are of the earth, shall return to the earth again, and all waters shall return to the sea.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
When Yima pressed the earth with this ring, the genius of the Earth, Aramaîti, responded to his wish and order.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
When ordinary methods do not suffice, it can usually be cleared by shaking up with a little magnesium carbonate and filtering.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO EARTH-SHAKING

  • all-important
  • consequential
  • critical
  • crucial
  • determining
  • earth-shaking
  • earth-shattering
  • essential
  • imperative
  • important
  • indispensable
  • life or death
  • meaningful
  • of vital importance
  • paramount
  • pivotal
  • serious
  • significant
  • urgent
  • vital
  • vitally important
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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