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prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

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The skies over Huddersfield's John Smiths Stadium were so apocalyptically bleak at one point that it was difficult to make out the play in front of you.
This fascinating history of Britain's first popular museums concludes with a chapter apocalyptically entitled 'The Aftermath', in which the author discusses declining visitor numbers after the First World War.
Smoke-filled skies and three-story high burning heaps of slash loomed apocalyptically where people had bulldozed and set aflame miles of the windbreak treelines that their ancestors planted after the Great Depression.
It could be that Iranian leaders are as apocalyptically motivated, paranoid and dogmatically anti-American as their pronouncements suggest they are.
Mannix's words, like those of Peyton and others, captured the cultural timbre of Cold War Catholicism, an apocalyptically tinged message which was to mark sectors of the Catholic community well into the 1960s and in some cases beyond.
Soon, a third female grotesque appears: the grandmother, a phantom conjured by sips of Jim Beam as the stars fall apocalyptically.
If anything, Maurice's retort, in which his thoughts turn anxiously and apocalyptically to the end of the human race altogether ("Yes, but if everyone--"), suffers a blow of credibility through its association--minus the rhetorical tics--with the claptrap of Dr.
From the apocalyptically serious to the comedic this collection shows of the diverse subjects that interest this talented sci-fi author.
As the apocalyptically bad weather continues to cause havoc (Aberystwyth - how are you coping over there?
Yet the birth of a child also suggests that these newly exposed ruins should not be construed apocalyptically.
These lines seem to anticipate the rise of a black subject with more power and agency in the Western world without viewing the possibility apocalyptically.
It was just such a base conception of civilization that Morris had in mind when he argued apocalyptically that for art and human decency to survive civilization would have to be destroyed.
Thinking apocalyptically, without that work and witness, our human world might already have destroyed itself.
Beers suggested a re-do of that apocalyptically mucked up approach and the second attempt proved serviceable, if not as pretty as the ILS.
Intellectually, gold is seen as valuable if the modern system fails or, less apocalyptically, as an asset that should keep pace with inflation.