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massive
used in Black Like Me

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Definition
very large in size, number, or effect
  • This is certainly one of the reasons why Dr. King's murder did not unleash massive violence, as might have been anticipated.
  • All the courtesies in the world do not cover up the one vital and massive discourtesy—that the Negro is treated not even as a second-class citizen, but as a tenth-class one.
  • If there was any doubt as to how "Southern Justice" operates in the State of Mississippi, it was completely dispelled ... when the Pearl River County Grand Jury failed to return any indictments or even consider the massive information compiled by the FBI in the sensational Mack Parker kidnap-lynch murder case....
  • Surely in America a whole segment of decent souls could not stand by and allow such massive crimes to be committed.
  • And when the matches were tossed and the powder kegs began to explode in 1967, men hid behind the belief that it was all some massive subversive plot against this nation.
  • The Commission report warned that massive displays of force in so-called riot control was one of the deepest sources of resentment and could trigger off more riots.
  • The report was an obvious disappointment to some of our leaders, who had really counted on it to reveal massive subversion, so they simply cast its recommendations aside with the remark: "The report blamed everyone but the rioters."

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