Of course, the ramifications were drastic—the pre-marital sex killed poor Pamuk, and haunted Lady Mary for nearly two seasons!
As a footnote, the Devil's team said Sadat would have been far more unpredictable and prone to drastic action.
As alarming as parents might find those results, Dr. Temple cautions against jumping to any drastic conclusions.
Her physical appearance is a big part of her personality, and I think that was a drastic change for her.
Park employees helped John quit tobacco by way of a butts-proof glass enclosure, a drastic change in diet, and regular exercise.
The Nationalist movement neared its most drastic ordeal in 1936.
The changes which it brought about were startling, for its enactments were drastic.
When this prophecy proved to be alarmingly true, a drastic method was adopted to save the Bourbons.
And we'll have to resort to drastic measures to get the best of him.
They attempted, therefore, no drastic cutting down of weight.
1690s, originally medical, "forceful, vigorous, especially in effect on bowels," from Greek drastikos "effective, efficacious; active, violent," from drasteon "(thing) to be done," from dran "to do, act, perform." Sense of "extreme, severe" is first recorded 1808. Related: Drastically.