end of the world


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Synonyms for end of the world

(New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives

an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

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These renovation and optimization measures will give a new life cycle in the hall of the End of the World.
This so-called prophecy is just the latest in a long list of theories predicting the end of the world in the near future.
From Bruce Willis nuking an asteroid to John Cusack outrunning a super-eruption, End Of The World Night explores Hollywood's most spectacular doomsday scenes, reveals the facts behind the science fiction and counts down 10 of the most likely outcomes.
It's not always exact (and) the end of the world has always been prophesied and lately, almost every two years or every year we hear about a prophecy about the end of the world," Lucas said in a Church-organized forum in Intramuros, Manila.
However, the scientific community has several theories about which epoch-making events in Bulgaria in 2012 led the ancient astrologists of the Mayans to decide that their calendar has to end on December 21 a a fact that horrified the international community, though not so much the Bulgarian community, which has already witnessed the end of the world several times.
According to legend, the ancient Mayans' longcount calendar ended at midnight, ushering in the end of the world.
Lauren Conrad wrote: "I was kind of counting on that end of the world thing .
The end of the world has been foretold by a centuries-long parade of seers, and every one of them has been wrong.
JUST a brief note to those who miss it: the end of the world is today at 11.
It's all rubbish, this talk of the end of the world anyway," he added.
As 2012 draws to a close, many websites, books and cable television shows are erroneously predicting the end of the world.
I know when the end of the world will come," Putin said, pausing dramatically.
Summary: Scholars here have denied the end of the world prophecies tied up with the Mayan apocalypse hyped for this week, saying it is a sin to spread them.
THE gunman's mum, Nancy Lanza - who was also shot dead - was part of a three million-strong "army" getting prepared for the end of the world.
Summary: Australian PM Julia Gillard has announced that "The end of the world is coming" in a spoof video for one of the country's radio shows.