Drastic and Dramatic





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Drastic and Dramatic :



“Drastic" means “severe" and generally has negative or frightening associations.


Drastic measures are not just extreme, they are likely to have harmful side-effects.


Don’t use this word or “drastically" in a positive or neutral sense.


A drastic rise in temperature should be seen as downright dangerous, not just surprisingly large.


Often when people use phrases like “drastic improvement," they mean “dramatic" instead.






























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