Examples of earthshaking in a Sentence
earthshaking news—the President has been assassinated
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The scandal over the fund gripped Malaysia and ultimately led to the election victory of an opposition bloc led by the 92-year-old Mr. Mahathir on May 9, an earthshaking event in a country that had been governed by a single coalition for decades.
In a normal administration, the changing of a communications director would hardly constitute earthshaking news, but Hicks played an unusually weighty role in Trump’s inner circle.
Supersonic planes are mounting a comeback—without that earthshaking boom.
While the results of this reform commission will be less earthshaking than McGovern-Fraser, the new rules could end up prolonging the 2020 nominating contest.
The pacing, moreover, has actually been somewhat sluggish, as the cat-and-mouse game has unfolded and tested alliances with relatively few earthshaking developments.
Yet as Russia tiptoes toward the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution on Nov. 7, his perspective on the consequences and costs to Russia of that earthshaking event is deeply complicated.
In the grand scheme of things, the rather overhyped opening of this modest tomb in Draa Abu Al-Naga doesn't really reveal anything earthshaking.
That’s why, even at an event that prides itself on the earthshaking roar produced by countless Harleys, Downing’s ride was one of the biggest head-turners on Saturday.
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EARTHSHAKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earthshaking for English Language Learners
: very important
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