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alarming

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishalarminga‧larm‧ing /əˈlɑːmɪŋ $ -ɑːr-/ ●●○ adjective  WORRIEDmaking you feel worried or frightened syn disturbing an alarming increase in violent crime The rainforest is disappearing at an alarming rate.alarmingly adverb
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alarmingDecisions can have alarming consequences and non-decisions can be fatal.Despite this rather alarming fact, essential oils are harmless to skin if used correctly as advocated in this book.Baggage seems to go missing with alarming frequency on these flights.Even more alarming is the increase in child porn sites on the Internet.There are no easy answers to the alarming number of mass killings taking place in our cities.An alarming number of young girls are worried about their weight.The young girls she treats in alarming numbers are the victims of broken homes and parental neglect.Agricultural open space is disappearing at an alarming rate.Counterfeiting is a multi million pound industry and all the signs are that it's growing at an alarming rate.Fuel is needed if you want to stay in the air because the Epical engines consume fuel at an alarming rate.In its report titled the Lost Land published today, it claims our countryside is disappearing at an alarming rate.The epidemic is spreading at an alarming rate.an alarming rise in crimeIt's alarming to think how many people are at risk.Closer co-operation is needed to check an alarming trend.at an alarming rateFuel is needed if you want to stay in the air because the Epical engines consume fuel at an alarming rate.In its report titled the Lost Land published today, it claims our countryside is disappearing at an alarming rate.Our employees defected to Drexel at an alarming rate.Well-paying jobs for unskilled labor are disappearing at an alarming rate.While new channels of communication explode, the number of gatekeepers shrinks at an alarming rate.Your game is disappearing from the radar screen of national interest at an alarming rate.Fashions change at an alarming rate and at any given time experts hold differing views.Wicker waste paper baskets and bathroom sponges are guaranteed to be disintegrated at an alarming rate if left in the open.
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