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  • n  a person who alarms others needlessly

  • But several Hurricane Center forecasters say Proenza is being alarmist and a distraction to their work.
  • The agency is not known for alarmist warnings, and its World Energy Outlook is typically viewed by policy wonks as a solid indicator of global energy supplies.
  • Climbing food prices sound scary, and reporters have filed a spate of alarmist stories about "soaring" grocery bills (Good Morning America) that are "way up" (CNN) and causing .
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  • Scientists Debate New Study On GMO-Fed Pigs
    Science commentators involved in the genetically modified food debate have weighed in on a new study that says pigs fed genetically modified grains suffered a higher rate of severe stomach inflammation and developed heavier uteri. Some experts have said the study shows evidence of a problem that warrants further study, while others have dismissed it as alarmist “junk science.” While stoking old ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Huffington Post

  • David Miliband in Times Online
    You've been sounding some very dire warnings about the economy in recent days. How close do you think the country is to a kind of economic catastrophe that you're warning them? I'm constantly trying to thread the needle between sounding alarmist... Barack Obama The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog) Feb 10, 2009 2500 3297 alarmist It is very important that alarmist talk is not allowed to gather pace," said Mr Miliband.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Guardian Unlimited
    When I started warning about this housing crisis and what it would do to the economy, I was blown off. I couldn't get any attention,Clinton said. "Republicans and others said, 'You're an alarmist, it's not a big deal."

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