cataclysm


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Synonyms for cataclysm

Synonyms for cataclysm

an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

a momentous or sweeping change

an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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The research provides new constraints on the start and duration of the lunar cataclysm, and demonstrates that the cataclysm was an event that affected not only the inner solar system planets, but the asteroid belt as well.
The next to last chapter, "Arnold, Potsdam, and the Atomic Bomb," is by far the creme de la creme of Cataclysm as the reader is transported to the summer of 1945 and discussions on deployment and target selection for the atomic bombs, U.
With Cataclysm, we built on everything we learned since launching World of Warcraft to revitalize the game world for existing players and make it even more accessible to new ones," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment.
Defining this Arab-born phenomenon- awakening, cataclysm, or just a series of events?
The small town in the story has been sucked there because of a cataclysm some ten years earlier.
In addition, some have complained that they have been blocked from using the "people finder" service which allows users to check information concerning their friends or relatives affected by the Japanese cataclysm.
But Cataclysm, World Of Warcraft's third expansion, is the most ambitious to date.
Meanwhile, in the charts this week, there was just room for one more Christmas blockbuster to squeeze its way into the top 10, as World Of Warcraft: Cataclysm entered at three, shoving Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood down a spot into four.
These rules seem to assume that everybody is an idiot, that nobody is safe and that every ten-year-old is a budding Guy Fawkes hoarding Christmas crackers in an attempt to blow up the House of Commons in an apocalyptic cataclysm of bad jokes and paper hats.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Cormac McCarthy, The Road is a post-apocalyptic tale describing a journey taken by a father and his young son over a period of several months across a landscape blasted years before by an unnamed cataclysm that destroyed civilization and, seemingly, most life on earth.
A great flood is coming, and, like Noah before him, Evan must build an ark to protect the wildlife of the world from the coming cataclysm.
What had been rhetoric in the election campaign must now confront the face of reality wherein, any raise in the income and capital gains tax could turn out to be a trustee on bankruptcy, similar to the effects of the imposed tax increased by former president Herbert Hoover that led to the cataclysm of 1930.
As the ongoing financial cataclysm takes a toll on the real economy, nonperforming loans ballooned and stock prices plummeted, forcing MUFG to write down resultant losses, the sources said.
Three-thousand years ago a great event called the Cataclysm took place, ravaging the land and killing most of the inhabitants of the world.
Panzner ("a 25-year veteran of the global stock, bond, and currency markets") warns that Americans face a devastating economic cataclysm that comes out of the fourfold threat of towering public and private debt, a collapsing retirement system, a vulnerable financial system, and the destabilizing effects of derivatives.