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damage

[′dam·ij]
(ordnance)
An injury short of complete destruction inflicted upon persons, equipment, or installations.
To cause damage.
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Not only has this group's presence created instability, more damagingly, it has stopped the much needed development process.
Damagingly, the Blues failed to score a single try while their opponents crossed the whitewash four times to claim a vital bonus point, boosting their chances of playing in the top four.
The risks entail undermining the positive things one wishes to say by choosing the wrong words, framing the issues in the wrong context, hitting the wrong emotional chord or register and, most damagingly, misranking them as a result of hedging one's bets through misplaced caution or, indulging in hyperbole through unbridled zeal.
It is daft, and damagingly daft, and Ascot should deal with the damage, not just by apologising and issuing refunds but by changing the dress code.
And more damagingly, they can sense when a business and its advisers are just going through the motions.
Running riot with quotations from history, colour, texture, ethnicity and humour, they escaped the rigidity of Modernism, which had come to rule the world and seemed damagingly associated with Western capitalism.
For some very established members of the England squad, there is a lot of work to do as reputations count for nothing and this time, Capello is unlikely to be panicked into trying to lure players out of retirement as he did so damagingly prior to the World Cup.
More damagingly, in practice Fichtner sometimes conflates the categories of "Ottomans," "Turks," and "Islam" together (as the title itself suggests), despite directly forefending against this danger in a careful "Note on Usage" at the very outset of the book (7-8).
Maintaining that balance is never easy, and this administration has strayed, but not as often or as damagingly as the Bush team did.
It is time--time to abandon our damagingly divisive, politically Pyrrhic, and ultimately unsustainable struggle with advanced practice nurses (APNs).
More damagingly, the release is also expected to include papers suggesting that Turkey helped al-Qaeda militants in Iraq.
Successive defeats in the Premier League - to Arsenal and, more damagingly, Wolves - have led to reports of rows between key players and dressing room dissatisfaction with Mancini's methods.