verberate

Related to verberate: Spectation, Raught, Demurity

verberate

(ˈvɜːbəˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
obsolete to lash, beat, or whip
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Perrow (1984) suggested that as production technologies become increasingly sophisticated and interconnected with other systems, the likelihood of chain reactions, in which one problem re verberates through the system and triggers a cascade of malfunctions and breakdowns, greatly increases the chance that minor, everyday events will lead to major disasters, or what he called "normal accidents."