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Word: drastic

Definition: strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures


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::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
::: quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: enact - make (a bill) into law
::: compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)