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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishearth-shatteringˈearth-ˌshattering adjective  IMPORTANTsurprising or shocking and very important an earth-shattering event
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earth-shatteringThe computer world was abuzz with rumors of two potentially earth-shattering computers.Hardly earth-shattering confessions, I admit.A fortnight after she had made this earth-shattering discovery she was amazed when he stuttered out an invitation to the cinema.Being diagnosed with cancer was an earth-shattering experience.All her consciousness was centred on that unfamiliar and earth-shattering friction.Beware: if your conclusion contains earth-shattering information, your reader may miss it.The documents were not of earth-shattering significance in themselves, but would help business.
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