Drastic [Oxford Dictionary]

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drastic

Line breaks: dras|tic

Pronunciation: /ˈdrastɪk/

Definition of drastic in English:

adjective

Likely to have a strong or far-reachingeffect; radical and extreme:a drastic reduction of staffing levels

Origin

Late 17th century (originally applied to the effect of medicine): from Greek drastikos, from dran ‘do’.

Words that rhyme with drastic

bombastic, dynastic, ecclesiastic, elastic, encomiastic, enthusiastic, fantastic, gymnastic, iconoclastic, mastic, monastic, neoplastic, orgastic, orgiastic, periphrastic, plastic, pleonastic, sarcastic, scholastic, scholiastic

 

 

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