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Synonyms for drastic
ˈdræs tɪkdras·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drasticadjective

    forceful and extreme and rigorous

    "drastic measures"

    Antonyms:
    forceless, unforceful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) powerful (as a purgative), active, efficacious

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DRASTIC

    Synonyms:
    Dutch Renal Artery Stenosis Intervention Cooperative Study

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How to use drastic in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Hummer:

    They should be used cautiously, as a last resort ... because it's so drastic, it takes so much money out of the pockets of people in Chicago.

  2. Van Dyke:

    People in my generation are set in their ways, some people are afraid he might get a little too drastic, that he might do something to upset the apple cart.

  3. Extinction Rebellion:

    Extinction Rebellion's latest target is McKinsey & Co, the world's leading management consultants, high priests of global capitalism, xR is demanding that McKinsey use its enormous influence over governments and business to effect drastic reduction of global carbon emissions and prevent the worst effects of climate breakdown.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.

  5. Torture Claudio Grossman:

    In certain moments, people living in a situation of conflict and desperation tend to think that 'drastic measures' will function.

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