apocalyptical


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Synonyms for apocalyptical

Synonyms for apocalyptical

prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

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Notice how the connection between the interrogator from the secret police and the apocalyptical rider is first made by a simile comparing him to the rider, while the resemblance a sentence later becomes an identification and the interrogator/pale rider starts to talk in an apocalyptic hieratic vein that continues for some lines.
Similarly, University of Pittsburgh economics professor and Cuba scholar Carmelo Mesa-Lago cautions against such apocalyptical predictions.
Hope, the anti-utopian, apocalyptical nature of much twentieth-century writing notwithstanding, is the answer; hope buttressed by his understanding in the 1980s that the planet is becoming unified like never before, that the family of human beings is coming together in new and powerful ways.
His A Canticle for Leibowitz remains a popular work and a standard text in many high school and college courses, especially those dealing with 20th century science fiction, apocalyptical literature, or religious themed science fiction.
Reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar had told one of his visitors last year that he was shocked to know that al Qaeda was involved in the 9/11 apocalyptical attacks in the US, the paper said.
Adam likes the fact that it reflects the birds and natural world seen through the adjacent window but points out that his is also an apocalyptical world, hanging on the verge of a new one, between death and life.
Apocalyptical Ahmadi-Nejad sure of al-Mahdi's imminent return has messed up with the economy and is accused of having made the poor much poorer.
The section 'Spirit and History' and the remaining sections of Book 1 adopt a more conventional and historical approach, linking the beginnings of apocalyptical thinking to the history of Israel and the rejection of the mythical worldview of circular time (16).
While Paracelsus cannot be claimed for any particular confession, Webster reveals his theological and social sympathies to align best with the spiritualistic and apocalyptical Anabaptists of South Germany.
In November 2006, when the worm had been distributing in emails, it contained subject heading straight out of an apocalyptical thriller, announcing "Putin and Bush starts NUCLEAR WAR
Despite the apocalyptical experiences of two world wars, Montherlant could still write as late as 1940 that there was nothing so beautiful as war just as he had written several years earlier that he found tauromachy more appealing than the love of a woman.
s approach towards "Islamist apocalyptical terrorism" (21) and clearly explain the widespread confusion and poorly formulated policy that characterizes U.
And unless I am very much mistaken those four apocalyptical horsemen are here to stay.
AS the apocalyptical drama returns, we find out what happened to Abby after she was bundled into a helicopter by armed men and the fate of Greg, who was shot by those same men.
While 9 didn't do much damage at the box office, this apocalyptical tale in which the only survivors are rag dolls, was over-flowing with invention.