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alarming

alarming Sentence Examples

  • It was always exciting in an alarming way.

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  • I find nothing alarming in what we will discuss.

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  • Almost half a century afterwards the practice had become still more alarming; and in 1534 a new act was tried, apparently with as little success.

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  • A more alarming difficulty lay before him.

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  • In spite of this alarming assertion of his personal policy, he still remained in harmony with the Assembly (the Legislative Assembly, elected on the 28th of May 1849) in order to carry out "a Roman expedition at home," i.e.

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  • What do you mean by alarming the citadel at this time of night consecrated to me?

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  • Towards the end of his reign of thirty-six years, Syria was invaded by the Hittites from the north and the people called the Khabiri from the eastern desert; some of the kinglets conspired with the invaders to overthrow the Egyptian power, while those who remained loyal sent alarming reports to their sovereign.

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  • On hearing this indifferent voice, Rostov grew frightened at what he was doing; the thought of meeting the Emperor at any moment was so fascinating and consequently so alarming that he was ready to run away, but the official who had questioned him opened the door, and Rostov entered.

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  • From henceforth it was Theofan's duty and pleasure to explain the new ideas and justify the most alarming innovations from the pulpit.

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  • Under the name of anti-opium cure various remedies containing morphine in the form of powder, or of little pills, have been introduced, as well as the subcutaneous injection of the alkaloid, so that the use of morphine is increasing in China to an alarming extent, and considerable difficulty is experienced in controlling the illicit traffic in it, especially that sent through the post.

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  • I don't know if Betsy was becoming immune to alarming news or if her husband was paranoid.

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  • Crippled to an alarming extent, Burgoyne retreated.

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  • Recent investigations have shown an alarming increase in mortality from miners' phthisis in Cornwall, South Africa and elsewhere.

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  • Bright, however, distrusted the ambassador at the Porte, and gave reasons for doubting the alarming telegram.

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  • The title also was in those days alarming, and still more so the mystery which the author threw round the question how far such societies of pantheists actually existed.

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  • But the news from Dresden was so alarming that at the last moment he changed his mind, and sending Vandamme alone over the mountains, he hurried with his whole army to the threatened point.

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  • The decision of the diet compelled the Protestant princes to face the new and alarming situation.

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  • Public Debt.The national debt of France is the heaviest of any country in the world., Its foundation was laid early in the 15th century, and the continuous wars of succeeding centuries, combined with the extravagance of the monarchs, as well as deliberate disregard of financial and economic conditions, increased it at an alarming rate.

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  • Her ill-planned idea was unraveling again, this time at a much more alarming pace.

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  • In fact, after the flight of the king and the subsequent suppression of the riots, a warrant was issued for his arrest; and he had barely time to escape to Weimar, where Liszt was at that moment engaged in preparing Tannhauser for performance, before the storm burst upon him with alarming violence.

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  • The malady, moreover, spread eastward with alarming rapidity, and, although it was found to be less disastrous and fatal in Oriental countries than in Europe, the sources of healthy graine became fewer and fewer, till only Japan was left as an uninfected source of European graine supply.

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  • The evil rose to alarming proportions during Grant's presidency, partly because of the immense extension of the civil service, partly because of the growing tendency to alliance between spoilsmen and the persons benefited by protective tariffs, and partly because the public attention was still so much absorbed in Southern affairs that little energy was left for curbing rascality in the North.

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  • But the condition of his health continued to be very alarming, and they went almost immediately to Davos, where he remained until the spring of 1881.

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  • Financial embarrassments increased to an alarming extent; the emperor was compelled by the British government to make peace with Buenos Aires and to renounce the Banda Oriental; and to fill the sum of disasters Dom Miguel had treacherously usurped the crown of Portugal.

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  • The intense conservatism of his character, however, and his antagonistic attitude towards every change, regardless of whether it was necessary or not, had much to do with the alarming state of the navy towards 1889.

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  • (The ravages of this disease, which also attacks Europeans, reached alarming proportions between 1893 and 1907, and in the last-named year an international conference was held in London to consider measures to combat it.) When removed to colder regions natives of the equatorial districts suffer greatly from chest complaints.

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  • After his death in 1054 the process of disintegration went on apace and the family feuds multiplied at an alarming rate.

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  • Cape Colony to an alarming degree, while, as forerunners of the promised invasion, scattered bodies of Free Staters crossed the Orange River to swell the rebellion.

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  • Acute inflammation of the ear, with its alarming extensions to the cerebral.

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  • His father's express orders prevented Aurangzeb from following up this success, and, not long after, the sudden and alarming illness of Shah Jahan turned his thoughts in another direction.

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  • The financial condition at the close of the War of Independence was alarming, and in September 1785 a mob at Exeter demanded relief through the issue of more paper currency.

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  • A visit to Bath seemed at first to have produced good effects, but on the return journey more alarming symptoms developed themselves, his strength rapidly sank, and, little more than a month later, he died in Edinburgh on the 25th of August 1776.

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  • That of 1897 began practically without warning on the 23rd of June, became alarming on the 24th and destructive on the 25th, and ceased on the 30th.

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  • Disagreements and disputes were continual, and the easy expedient of rewarding the officials of the Curia and increasing the papal revenue by "reserving" more and more benefices was met by repeated protests, such as that of the bishops and barons of England (the chief sufferers), headed by Robert Grosseteste of Lincoln, at the council of Lyons in 1245.2 The subject, indeed, frequently became one of national interest, on account of the alarming amount of specie which was thus drained away, and hence numerous enactments exist in regard to it by the various national governments.

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  • The mutiny at the Nore, the threat of rebellion in Ireland, the alarming fall in consols, argued strongly against continuing the war singlehanded, and in July Lord Malmesbury had been sent to Lille to open fresh negotiations with the plenipotentiaries of France.

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  • By this time, however, the state of things in the Ukraine was so alarming that the new king had to hasten to the front.

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  • There was no point alarming Connie about her situation, so she didn't mention the conversation with Giddon that had inspired the letter.

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  • The result was an alarming spread of the influence and activity of the secret society of the Carbonari, which in time affected a large part of the army.

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  • His foreign tour, during which he visited Germany, Holland, England, France and Austria, lasted nearly a year and a half, and was suddenly interrupted, when on his way from Vienna to Venice to study the construction of war-galleys, by the alarming news that the turbulent stryeltsi of Moscow had mutinied anew with the intention of placing Sophia on the throne.

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  • First faintness and irresistible desire to sleep. Then alarming prostration and vomiting.

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  • For, meanwhile, the French Revolution had entered upon alarming phases, and in August 1791 Frederick William, at the meeting at Pillnitz, arranged with the emperor Leopold to join in supporting the cause of Louis XVI.

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  • But, though he had received immediate benefit from his stay abroad, symptoms of consumption were constantly alarming him, and he gradually became a confirmed invalid.

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  • In August, on representations of the alarming state of the contest, he took the field in person, and made a series of campaign speeches, beginning in New England and extending throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, which aroused great enthusiasm, and were regarded at the time by both friends and opponents as the most brilliant continuous exhibition of varied intellectual power ever made by a candidate in a presidential canvass.

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  • But about the year 1853 anxious attention began to be given in France to the ravages of a disease among silkworms, which from its alarming progress threatened to issue in national disaster.

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  • The decay of ecclesiastical discipline grew to alarming proportions under Sixtus.

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  • The price of corn continued 1746/730= to fall; the migration of the peasantry assumed alarming proportions; and at last, " to preserve the land " as well as to increase the defensive capacity of the country, the national militia was re-established by the decree of the 4th of February 1733, which at the same time bound to the soil all peasants between the age of nine and forty.

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  • The sudden withdrawal of the drug from a morphine habitué is followed by a train of alarming symptoms. As the time approaches for the usual dose there is marked restlessness, followed by excitement and later by chills, pallor, sinking, nausea, with perhaps vomiting and diarrhoea.

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  • A revolt headed by Procopius in the second year of his reign, and backed up by the public opinion of Constantinople and the sympathy of the Gothic princes and chiefs on the Danube, seemed so alarming to him that he thought of negotiation; but in the following year the revolt collapsed before the firmness of his ministers and generals.

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  • " It is probable that many Englishmen reading Mr Leonard's manifesto at the time regarded it as unduly alarming, but subsequent events proved the soundness of the views it expressed.

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  • Still gathering unpopularity, still offending, alarming, alienating, the government went on till 1874, suddenly dissolved parliament, and was signally beaten, the Liberal party breaking up. Like most of his political friends, Disraeli had no expectation of such a victory - little hope, indeed, of any distinct success.

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  • The real reason of its fall was the mismanagement of the Madagascar expedition, the cost of which in men and money exceeded all expectations, and the alarming social conditions at home, as indicated by the strike at Carmaux.

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  • After his failure in Poland and Mexico and in face of the alarming presence of Germany, only one alliance remained possible for Napoleon III., namely with Italy.

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  • The constitu the tional party, royalist in reality, had made alarming royalists, progress, chiefly owing to the Babouvist conspiracy; they now tried to corrupt the republican generals, and Cond procured the treachery of Pichegru, Kellermann and General Ferrand at Besancon.

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  • It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.

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  • The situation was more than alarming for the French, but Conde was destined to achieve a last success - for once a success of careful strategy and prudent manoeuvre.

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  • The first of these tariffs, which in order to overcome Socialist obstruction was passed en bloc on December 13-14, 1902, led to an alarming alteration in the balance of parties ~~ in the new Reichstag of 1903, the Socialistswho had previously numbered 58winning 81 seats, a gain of 23.

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  • In all departments there ensued, thus, an alarming leakage of revenue, amounting, it was credibly estimated, to quite 40%.

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  • So alarming did the growth appear, that the other parties combined, and on the 28th of March 1896 a new electoral law was passed, introducing indirect election and a franchise based on a triple division of classes determined by the amount paid in direct taxation.

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  • In August 1787 Russia and Austria provoked the Porte to declare war against them both, and two months later a defensive alliance was concluded between Prussia, England and Holland, as a counterpoise to the alarming preponderance of Russia.

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  • During the Italian turmoil the schism in Germany had made such alarming progress that it now proved impossible to bridge the chasm.

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  • This threatening attitude, in conjunction with alarming indications of a conspiracy to resist the draft, had the effect to thoroughly consolidate the war party, which had on the 8th of June unanimously renominated Lincoln, and had nominated Andrew Johnson of Tennessee for the vice-presidency.

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  • Experience, however, has shown that even when the movements of the ground are alarming the actual range of motion is so small that a satisfactory record can be obtained only by some mechanical (or optical) method of multiplication.

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  • Ireland was another subject to which he had given particular attention: in 1797 there was published a Speech by Lord Moira on the Dreadful and Alarming State of Ireland.

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  • "Evelyn, I was thinking about the prisoner," Kiera started, debating how to get the information she wanted without alarming Evelyn.

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  • Still, the thought of living in the house with him was more comforting than alarming.

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  • To which Leibnitz, in a letter dated the 22nd of June, replied, " I am very glad that I received information of the cure of Mr Newton at the same time that I first heard of his illness, which doubtless must have been very alarming."

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  • At the close of the year I97 the position of Great Britain was indeed sufficiently alarming.

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  • They were perilously weak in the House of Commons, and affairs abroad, in which they had small practice and no prestige, were alarming.

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  • His silver eyes flashed from the darkness at the back of the cave, alarming her.

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  • Scottish children have shown an alarming propensity to grow overweight which can lead to serious diseases in later life.

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  • At any rate, I find the speculation more alarming than exciting.

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  • alarming to see banned chemicals finding their way into food sold in the UK.

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  • alarming to note that for every 1000 people there are only 421 homes available in Europe.

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  • alarming to find frogs appearing when I was tidying a border or cutting the grass.

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  • alarming regularity.

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  • alarming rapidity.

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  • alarming slump in the number of students learning languages.

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  • alarming rate over the mud, often leaving nowhere to go for safety.

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  • alarming statistics of.

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  • alarming tendency to put on weight.

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  • A glance at the picture gives you an idea of the somewhat alarming nature of the trek.

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  • Replica of the brass of Adam Bacon, set in the rather alarming chancel carpet.

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  • Rates among children have risen at an equally alarming rate.

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  • The speed at which progress in this field is being made is quite alarming.

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  • There is news of another potentially alarming book for the government.

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  • I'm not sure we can take this at face value but nevertheless, this is truly alarming news.

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  • For those who are not yet believers, this part of the Bible may seem alarming.

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  • A glance at the most common or important side effects may look rather alarming.

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  • Now the noise from the little ones was becoming alarming.

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  • Here let us dispose of a difficulty, which is not serious, but which some people find rather alarming.

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  • The decline in the number of people professing allegiance to Christianity is alarming.

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  • The term ' alert threshold ' might suggest that alarming health effects might be expected in the general population including asthmatics.

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  • Workers exposed to the dust of African boxwood developed alarming reactions including irritation of the eyes and nose, and also constitutional symptoms.

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  • Even more alarming was the smell of burning brimstone that hung over the ruins of the parson's house.

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  • Total subsidy followed by generous grants had bred alarming complacency.

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  • All these ecological factors lead to severe constraints and increase famine vulnerability at alarming rates.

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  • These are two of the alarming facts pointed out by Jonathan Oliver, political correspondent of the Mail on Sunday in a recent article.

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  • denudes the landscape at an alarming, and increasing, rate.

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  • derailed with alarming consistency.

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  • Once the matter becomes one of preventative detention, an alarming slippery slope looms.

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  • Cause of problem The extent of the problem was alarming.

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  • Training should be given on what to do to a mattress that is alarming and also to carry out basic faultfinding.

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  • The alarming high-tech medical world into which the family is catapulted often causes further fright.

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  • fullerene research has grown at an alarming rate.

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  • Even if you could do that, and could shield yourself from the effects and enter hyperspace, alarming things would happen to you.

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  • Increasing popularity of oversees holidays is partly blamed for an alarming rise in malignant melanoma incidence.

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  • The last thing that Europe needs is a religious movement which would have alarming similarities with the dreaded inquisition.

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  • mistrust of government has now reached levels that even Downing Street must find alarming.

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  • neurosisan>have neuroses; we are seeing an alarming increase in degenerative diseases at the peak of life.

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  • It is not the alarming orange of the marigold, but a burnt bricky orange.

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  • overtakegovernment is slowly overtaking European elections in the battle to provide the most alarming statistics.

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  • professing allegiance to Christianity is alarming.

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  • I found this VERY alarming since jet skiers are not reknowned for their safety and/or seamanship skills!

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  • Posh is a role model Yesterday, the Mail reported an alarming link between these so-called pro-ana sites and extremely slender celebrities.

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  • However, this year's GCSE and A-level results showed an alarming slump in the number of students learning languages.

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  • Most alarming would be a situation in which person-to-person transmission resulted in successive generations of severe disease with high mortality.

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  • water plantnd with no publicity, emergency denitrifying water treatment plants have been built for the time when levels rise to alarming proportions.

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  • wetland habitats being lost at such an alarming rate.

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  • Nevertheless public confidence in the efficacy of the parliamentary system and in the honesty of politicians was seriously diminished by these unsavoury occurrences, which, in combination with the acquittal of all the defendants in the Banca Romana trial, and the abandonment of the proceedings against Giolitti, reinforced to an alarming degree the propaganda of the revolutionary parties.

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  • This loan followed upon one of £T4,70o,000 in 1908, and another of £T7,000,000 in 1909 (of which the service is provided by the revenues assigned to the Russian War indemnities amounting to £T350,000 per annum, of which payment has been deferred for forty years), the year 1909 having shown a realized deficit of about that amount - a condition of affairs which would appear alarming were it not that the Turkish Empire was passing through absolutely abnormal times, and was attempting to convert the unstable morass of disorder, ineptitude and corruption left by the previous system into a solid foundation for good and orderly constitutional government.

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  • The Turks began a hurried embarcation and allowed the Christians to join forces at Notabile; then, hearing less alarming particulars of the relieving force, Mustapha relanded his reluctant troops, faced his enemies in the open, and was driven in confusion to his ships on the 8th of September.

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  • To sovereigns whose nerves had been shattered by the vicissitudes of the revolutionary epoch these symptoms were in the highest degree alarming; and Metternich was at pains to exaggerate their significance.

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  • The sudden withdrawal of the drug from a morphine habitué is followed by a train of alarming symptoms. As the time approaches for the usual dose there is marked restlessness, followed by excitement and later by chills, pallor, sinking, nausea, with perhaps vomiting and diarrhoea.

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  • I found this VERY alarming since jet skiers are not reknowned for their safety and/or seamanship skills !

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  • Quietly and with no publicity, emergency denitrifying water treatment plants have been built for the time when levels rise to alarming proportions.

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  • In any event they cannot begin to replace the traditional wetland habitats being lost at such an alarming rate.

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  • Even though rates are declining, marriages are still breaking up at an alarming rate.

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  • It can also be a stressful and potentially alarming process.

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  • Glaciers are also melting away at an alarming rate.

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  • Conversely, in still other parts of the world, rainfall is increasing at alarming rates and destructive, extreme rain events have increased in the last fifty years.

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  • Children's diseases resulting from harmful chemicals include an alarming increase in food allergies and chemical sensitivities.

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  • This includes diabetes, which is increasing in this country at an alarming rate.

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  • The rate of suicide among adolescents is alarming, and most parents will agree that any suicide is one too many.

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  • Armed with some basic information about what's going on with your body will help you find there is nothing alarming.

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  • Alarming Alarms: Set several different alarms to go off at odd hours throughout the night.

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  • Factory farms produce an alarming amount of methane, which traps greenhouse gasses.

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  • This can be alarming for parents, as so many of the dresses are revealing and just generally more sexy than is appropriate for a young girl.

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  • Jeans and shorts are something kids outgrow at an alarming rate.

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  • This statistic is even more alarming when reviewing the attacks that resulted in death.

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  • The signs of alcohol poisoning can be alarming.

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  • Even though sleepwalking in kids sounds alarming, this sleep disorder is very common and usually a passing phase.

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  • Cell phone technology is progressing at a breakneck pace, and people are replacing their cell phones at an alarming rate.

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  • It can be quite alarming, both because of the noise of the cough and because it usually comes on suddenly in the middle of the night.

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  • The panicked screaming, kicking, thrashing, and flailing is alarming in its intensity.

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  • Childhood night terrors are alarming to witness.

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  • Slow weight gain is common in children with congenital heart defects and may be alarming for parents.

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  • HSV and HPS occur at alarming rates among sexually experienced adolescents.

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  • However, finding balding patches, strange spots, or loss all over the body can be alarming.

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  • Hello, I am currently involved in an adjustable rate mortgage which is now adjusting to an alarming 15% interest rate.

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  • Mortgage lenders are very aware of this situation and an alarming forty percent of reverse mortgage applications submitted fall into this category according to Nelson Locke, CEO of Value Financial in Miami, Florida.

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  • Many young models are used in advertisements in a way that some people find alarming, but a girl made up to look much older selling perfume or cosmetics is very different from an underage girl modeling even the most modest swimsuit.

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  • If you do a Google search for "teenage swimsuit models," many of the links that come up are very alarming, especially if you're a parent of a teenage girl.

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  • OM: With the current economic conditions the number of families needing assistance is growing at an alarming rate.

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  • In my opinion the lack of professional boundaries, the inappropriate behaviors at work and the double life (she has two cell phones and is married) she lives are all disturbing and alarming.

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  • Like that of many high-profile designers, Coach merchandise has fallen prey to the replica industry, which is growing at an alarming rate.

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  • While that number is alarming, it doesn't mean our children cannot participate in water play.

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  • Such an idea can certainly be alarming for parents of middle school girls who are wearing a ream of jelly bracelets.

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  • When she drives off, she'll hear an alarming rattling noise.

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  • To consider the impact on blood pressure when drinking alcohol from such a young age is alarming to say the least.

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  • Although the number has decreased slightly, the fact that every year brings another premium increase is alarming to many consumers - especially consumers who are already stretching their dollars to make ends meet.

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  • Even if your teen is usually a very safe driver, insurance companies simply cannot ignore the alarming statistics that point to an increased chance of automobile collisions among teenagers.

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  • Alarming Products: Find truly eerie and creepy party supplies for your Halloween bash.

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  • A bite can be immediately uncomfortable, but the long-term effects can be downright alarming.

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  • A few people report alarming side effects with this product, like nausea or fatigue.

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