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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

Synonyms for cataclysm

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With a site as psychologically and cataclysmically powerful as Auschwitz or, more recently, with the World Trade Center memorial and museum, decision making becomes a community activity.
And they certainly changed more cataclysmically 12 months later when she followed up her first DFS crown with a memorable Wimbledon triumph within three incredible weeks.
However, the underlying issues are the mycelium that spews forth the festering project rot that cataclysmically overwhelms whatever good was derived from the project.
Chris - who worked in the transport industry before becoming a full-time author - is now hoping the reading public will be equally amused by his cataclysmically catastrophic cat.
Although this happened early and cataclysmically in France during the Revolution, in the German States and in England the process was slower, more controlled and often aided by the relinquishing classes.
This vicious circle has caused shrinkage of the economy particularly painful for the poor with cataclysmically mounting unemployment and inflation, much higher than what the official figures indicate.
King said: "Because of my cataclysmically smashed hip, sitting was torture after 40 minutes or so, impossible after an hour and a quarter.
In short, apocalypse backfires: HIV/AIDS becomes cataclysmically apocalyptic for us if it is our only escape from homophobia or, I would even argue, if it is our only escape from the vicious cycles of the sexual ghetto.
The deep-freeze of Antarctica, better than anywhere else, contains evidence of plant and animal life that for millions of years flourished and then abruptly, cataclysmically went extinct.
Here is a view of the world imparting a profoundly refreshing sense of wholeness to a culture in which the spiritual and the material, the conscious and the unconscious, have been cataclysmically split.
John's place in the world changed cataclysmically as he took his position in the inch-thick book, Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).
My anger lies with the bungling Westminster administration and the soporific civil servants who cobbled together such a cataclysmically inept referendum.