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  • n. Plural form of shockwave.

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Examples

  • Unfortunately, the psychic shockwaves from the battle were so great that fans to this day actually believe that "Forever People" was a good idea.

    The Official Ha-Ha Thread

  • Recent surveys have been more upbeat, but shockwaves from the Greek financial crisis continue to take their toll.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • Gerald Howarth MP, shadow defence procurement minister for the British Conservatives, told me the idea of EU export controls would send "shockwaves" through Washington.

    One small step for the EU…

  • The Liberal Democrat Cabinet minister - who this week promised public spending curbs which would send "shockwaves" through Whitehall - claimed up to

    Yahoo! News: Latest news headlines News Headlines | Top Stories

  • With an arsenal of weapons such as shockwaves and spark attacks at your fingertips, your mission is to get Buka home, referred to as "The Happy Place."

    PCWorld

  • He has since apologized to the leaders of the Buddhist and Taoist faiths and the government has refrained from taking further action against him out of fear of sending "shockwaves" to the Christian community.

    The Buddhist Channel

  • Craig Peckham, a market strategist at Jefferies & Co. Peckham, said he was encouraged that the decision by aluminum producer Alcoa to reduce its payout didn't send "shockwaves" through the market as he contends it would have just weeks ago.

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  • Craig Peckham, a market strategist at Jefferies & Co. Peckham said it was encouraging that Alcoa's dividend cut did not send "shockwaves" through the market, as it would have done just weeks ago.

    Forbes.com: News

  • When Mencap published its Death by Indifference report in 2007 it sent shockwaves through the health sector.

    The NHS must accelerate its reforms on treating learning disabled patients

  • Greece's finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos, believes his country's dilemma about whether to pay the price and stay in the euro is a moment of destiny; but a Greek exit – "Grexit", as it is being called – would send shockwaves throughout the world economy.

    There's talk of an exit – but default would have catastrophic consequences

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