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Serious, severe and extreme - synonyms or related words

nuclear option

noun

a course of action that is possibly the only way to achieve a particular result, but which is considered to be very extreme

serious

adjective

bad or dangerous enough to make you worried

severe

adjective

very strict or extreme

extreme

adjective

much more severe or serious than usual

awful

adjective

very serious or severe

grave

adjective

used for emphasizing how serious something is

acute

adjective

very serious or severe

desperate

adjective

extremely severe or serious

profound

adjective

very severe

rigorous

adjective

strict, or severe

confidence and supply

an agreement between political parties that allows a minority party to play a part in government but is less formal than a coalition …

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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