DRASTIC in a Sentence

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The corn ration was drastically reduced, and it was announced that an extra potato ration would be issued to make up for it.

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 Meanings and Examples of DRASTIC
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drastic
 a.  radical; taking effect violently or rapidly
Classic Sentence:
1  The corn ration was drastically reduced, and it was announced that an extra potato ration would be issued to make up for it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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Example Sentence:
1  One of the reasons we have invested so heavily in equity is because there has been a drastic disparity in these classrooms, in these desks, in how the base education has been delivered.
2  Most states are facing drastic cuts in vital services because of the recession.
3  They faced the drastic social change brought by the French Revolution.
4  It would require a drastic revision of his opinion.
5  Lisbon's foreign earnings have been badly hurt by the drastic drop in tourism.
6  Next year's budget will have to be drastically pruned.
7  Within a year the party had drastically overhauled its structure.