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    Default a serious/severe drought

    When we took over the garden in 2002 there was a serious/severe drought.

    Are both adjectives fine for the sentence? Thank you in advance.

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    Default Re: a serious/severe drought

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    When we took over the garden in 2002 there was a serious/severe drought.

    Are both adjectives fine for the sentence? Thank you in advance.
    They're both OK. To me, "severe" suggests a worse situation than "serious".

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    Default Re: a serious/severe drought

    Meteorologists only seem to use severe drought.

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