Devastating and Shocking


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Devastating adjective – Causing or tending to cause destruction.
Shocking and devastating are semantically related. in traumatic topic. In some cases you can use "Shocking" instead an adjective "Devastating", when it comes to topics like shattering.
Nearby Words: devastate, devastation, devastated, devastator
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Shocking adjective – Causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness.
Devastating and shocking are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Devastating" instead an adjective "Shocking".
Nearby Words: shock, shocked, shockingly, shocker
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Things that words describes

power devastating power shocking power
move devastating move shocking move
event devastating event shocking event
defeat devastating defeat shocking defeat
Other nouns: amount, scene, effect, way, example, story, news, results, victory, ways, events.
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Shocking or Devastating. 2016. Accessed June 23, 2021.

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