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  • s  sufficiently significant to affect the whole world
    the contest was no world-shaking affair

  • So alternate theories the dinosaurs succumbed to allergies, from the rise of flowering plants, or to world-shaking volcanoes in what's now India, or to disease have always .
  • As the world-shaking meeting began, UNO seemed oddly like a setting hen with a nest in a threshing machine.
  • Outwardly, he did not appear to be a world-shaking revolutionist.
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  • Edelstein on The Wolverine: Hugh Jackman’s Logan Goes East
    Slapped with the generic title The Wolverine, the fifth feature-length appearance of Hugh Jackman’s X-Man John Logan is basically The Bad News Wolverine Goes to Japan and is not especially world-shaking. Which is actually an agreeable change — we’ve had enough apocalypses for one summer. This is just the latest ... More »        
    July 26, 2013 - Vulture
Quotes

  • Alan Greenspan in RTT News
    Following these world-shaking events, market capitalism quietly, but rapidly, displaced much of the discredited central planning that was so prevalent in the Third World,Greenspan noted.

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