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disastrous

di za struhs

  • s  (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
    the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign

  • The least dangerous Egyptian move would be disastrous in its consequences.
  • At season's end, Jack learned that the Oceanic 6's escape had disastrous consequences, and he vowed to return.
  • And despite the smaller amount of foam debris hits, NASA admits that the largest chunk to fall could have been equally disastrous had it hit the shuttle's wing or a heat-shielding .
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  • Cedar Rapids commemorates five-year mark of disastrous flood crest
    A few hundred people on Thursday morning gathered on May’s Island in the middle of the Cedar River here to commemorate the city’s historic flood of 2008, with a firefighter clanging a bell five times at 10:15 a.m. to mark the moment of the five-year anniversary of the flood’s disastrous crest. In keynote remarks, Mayor [...]
    June 14, 2013 - The Gazette
  • Where Manufacturing Is on the Rebound
    If the Great Recession was disastrous for many sectors of the American economy, it was widely seen as the death knell for manufacturing. But a cutting-edge aluminum plant in the heartland is evidence that American factories were given their last rites prematurely. Alcoa’s Davenport Works plant in Iowa—which makes high-tech aluminum alloys—has added 600 jobs since the height of the recession and ...
    June 13, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News
  • Where Manufacturing Is on the Rebound
    If the Great Recession was disastrous for many sectors of the American economy, it was widely seen as the death knell for manufacturing. But a cutting-edge aluminum plant in the heartland is evidence that American factories were given their last rites prematurely. Alcoa’s Davenport Works plant in Iowa—which makes high-tech aluminum alloys—has added 600 jobs since the height of the recession and ...
    June 13, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News

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