the devastating force of the floods
the awesome destructive power of nuclear weapons
Is the recycling process damaging to the environment?
A tidal wave caused catastrophic damage.
the harmful effects of smoking
These foods are considered detrimental to health.
the pernicious effects of alcoholism
the ruinous effects of the conflict
a calamitous air crash
Few had expected the change to be as cataclysmic as it was.
Fear of crime is having a deleterious effect on society.
Stress in itself is not necessarily injurious.
The medical diagnosis was devastating.
the most devastating performance of his career
The film's special effects are particularly impressive.
It was a moving moment for them.
She was a striking woman with long blonde hair.
the touching tale of the relationship between a woman and her grandson
a grand building in the centre of town
a powerful drama about a corrupt city leader
the most exciting adventure of their lives
the film's dramatic special effects
a stirring account of the final months of the old regime
the awesome responsibility of sending troops into combat
his devastating criticism of the Prime Minister
The expulsion was a savage blow to her.
People make cutting remarks to help themselves feel superior to others.
She felt an overwhelming desire to laugh out loud.
The forces were unable to withstand the withering artillery barrages.
satirical, , ,
a satirical novel about London life
He was well known for his abrasive wit and caustic comments.
There was a vicious and vitriolic attack on him in the tabloids.
He was shattered by the trenchant criticism.
He describes the situation with mordant wit.
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in the sense of awesome
inspiring or displaying awethe awesome responsibility of sending troops into combat
wondrous (archaic, literary),
in the sense of calamitous
resulting in or from disastera calamitous air crash
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