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prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

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RueBebelons: For a bizarre and apocalyptically amusing take on the US election, get in on the #RomneyDeathRally hashtag today.
it is very human to vociferate apocalyptically when something that we prize is taken away from us, whether a baby rattle or a bank account, whether our sense of class or national pride, or our sense of how things should be generally.
Equally, the current turmoil throughout the Middle East is not understood by Jews apocalyptically, that is, as the beginning of the end in preparation for the Christ's return.
If we are currently now officially in an 'interregnum', past the post and into a new age of 're'--redevelopment, recycling, restructuring, reparation, reconciliation, residue, remainder, remembrance, recession--trying to rebuild foundations, recover roots and re-imagine a future re-connected with a revisioned past, we are also being forced to acknowledge how far past the post we are in other ways too--poised uncertainly but apocalyptically on the brink of environmental disaster and economic collapse.
As good citizens of our global and interconnected world, we must resist the tendency to stereotype or think apocalyptically.
and now, as earthquakes and other natural disasters rock Mexico (and other countries around the earth), timing seems apocalyptically perfect for the release of New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Lowell's newest book, Beautiful Sacrifice (William Morrow, on sale 5/22/12).
But then we've all had those on-paper-perfect holidays that turned into apocalyptically disastrous plate-throwing divorce-threatening infanticide-provoking nightmares, haven't we?
Project X (18) Three high schoolers throw a birthday bash to remember that gets apocalyptically out of control.
In September, he released an apocalyptically moody ad pairing Obama's soarhag promises about the spending package with dark music and statistics showing the economy's less-than-spectacular recovery.
The pig-waving naysayers spent the entire referendum campaign earlier this year warning apocalyptically that any further powers for the National Assembly would lead to taxes being devolved.
Andrew Perriman puts it with disarming modesty: "I wonder whether it is too fanciful to suggest that this apocalyptically conceived hope [of Daniel 7] .
Finally, the poem shows the combustion of idiom under pressure: while the final six lines after the volta swell apocalyptically, it's really the opening of the poem that gives it its power, starting with the emphatic negative but then the consistent play with movie dialog--"terror with a capital T" "vain dames" "can't see for," "exactly nothing" "clapped eyes on.
Atwood shows persuasively that the initial bitter struggle between the "Utraquists" (that is, those whose main objective was the extension of the Eucharist "in both kinds" to the laity) and the more radical, apocalyptically inclined who met a crushing military defeat at the Battle of Lipany in 1434 determined the later history of the Unity.
The Church's Council on Gambling bet, if that's the word, that the new arrivals would become "Gambling Hells", while the more zealous opponents talked apocalyptically of "Pits of Despair".
This metonymical switch demonstrates the expeditious and easy domestication and displacement of something apocalyptically destructive onto a celebrity's glamorous and untroubled sexual appeal.