earth·shak·ing

earth·shak·ing

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  • earth´shak´ing|ly — earth|shak|ing «URTH SHAY kihng», adjective. great or important to an unusual degree: »The race for state legislature seats, ordinarily not an earthshaking matter for non Californians, this year has unusual significance (Wall Street Journal).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • earth|shak|ing — «URTH SHAY kihng», adjective. great or important to an unusual degree: »The race for state legislature seats, ordinarily not an earthshaking matter for non Californians, this year has unusual significance (Wall Street Journal). –earth´shak´ing|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • world-shak|ing — «WURLD SHAY kihng», adjective. of world wide importance or effect; earth shaking: »The collapse of the Soviet Union was a world shaking event …   Useful english dictionary

  • earthshaking — earth•shak•ing [[t]ˈɜrθˌʃeɪ kɪŋ[/t]] adj. imperiling, challenging, or significantly affecting basic beliefs, attitudes, relationships, etc • Etymology: 1350–1400 earth′shak er, n. earth′shak ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • er — er·i·an·thus; er·ic; er·i·ca; er·i·ca·ce·ae; er·i·cad; er·i·ca·les; er·i·ce·tal; er·i·ce·tic·o·lous; er·i·coid; er·i·co·phyte; erig·er·on; er·i·glos·sa; er·ik·ite; er·i·na·ceous; er·i·na·ceus; er·in·ite; er·i·nose; er·i·o·bot·rya;… …   English syllables

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  • Thing — (th[i^]ng), n. [AS. [thorn]ing a thing, cause, assembly, judicial assembly; akin to [thorn]ingan to negotiate, [thorn]ingian to reconcile, conciliate, D. ding a thing, OS. thing thing, assembly, judicial assembly, G. ding a thing, formerly also,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Things personal — Thing Thing (th[i^]ng), n. [AS. [thorn]ing a thing, cause, assembly, judicial assembly; akin to [thorn]ingan to negotiate, [thorn]ingian to reconcile, conciliate, D. ding a thing, OS. thing thing, assembly, judicial assembly, G. ding a thing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Things real — Thing Thing (th[i^]ng), n. [AS. [thorn]ing a thing, cause, assembly, judicial assembly; akin to [thorn]ingan to negotiate, [thorn]ingian to reconcile, conciliate, D. ding a thing, OS. thing thing, assembly, judicial assembly, G. ding a thing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turn — vb 1 Turn, revolve, rotate, gyrate, circle, spin, twirl, whirl, wheel, eddy, swirl, pirouette can all mean to go or move or cause to go or move in a circle. Turn is a general rather colorless word implying movement in circle after circle or in a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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