drastically drastically  /d ˈræ stɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a drastic manner

Usage(s):

  1. For Americans, it was the longest war and the first defeat in their history, and it drastically changed the way they perceived their role in the world.
  2. Ahmed has been working in the sari business for the past 13 years, during which the popularity of the famous garb has declined drastically in India's cities.
  3. Perhaps the most drastically changed city government is the one in Houston.

News

  1. Chester’s sister expresses grief for sibling, victims

    The role of local law enforcement drastically changed after two teenage boys walked into Columbine High School in Littletown, Colo., and opened fire in 1999. Though local police arrived quickly, they waited nearly 45 minutes for the “elite” police team to assemble and go through the school.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Port Arthur News

  2. Jakobi Jones hits buzzer-beater to lead West past East in SETCA all-star boys basketball game

    The role of local law enforcement drastically changed after two teenage boys walked into Columbine High School in Littletown, Colo., and opened fire in 1999. Though local police arrived quickly, they waited nearly 45 minutes for the “elite” police team to assemble and go through the school.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Port Arthur News

  3. Defense leads way as East bests West in SETCA all-star girls basketball game

    The role of local law enforcement drastically changed after two teenage boys walked into Columbine High School in Littletown, Colo., and opened fire in 1999. Though local police arrived quickly, they waited nearly 45 minutes for the “elite” police team to assemble and go through the school.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Port Arthur News

Quotes

  1. Romney, who was born in Detroit and whose father was an auto industry executive, wrote: "Without that bailout, Detroit will need to drastically restructure itself. With it, the automakers will stay the course - the suicidal course of declining...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Two mistakes ...... drastically changed the course of the game," Mexico Coach Javier Aguirre said. "There was a before and after."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Javier Aguirre Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "We all want him back," Bryant said. "He knows that. I've stressed that to him over and over. The personality of our team is made up of his composure, his thought process of his philosophy. It changes things drastically but I don't even want...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: ESPN

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