Drastic [Oxford Dictionary]



Line breaks: dras|tic

Pronunciation: /ˈdrastɪk/

Definition of drastic in English:


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


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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