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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Cataclysm clearly shows that Arnold himself never claimed that strategic bombing was the sole determinant of victory, but he did believe that a combination of bombing and naval blockade would defeat Japan without the need for either an invasion or the use of atomic weapons.
However, many researchers had thought that any water would have been vaporized by the high temperatures generated during such a cataclysm.
Around 7000 years ago a great cataclysm sundered magic from the world leaving a barrier that cut off the earth and everyone on it from all but a trickle of magical forces that continued to seep through.
Epsilon Aurigae specialist Robert Stencel (University of Denver) suggests that it is approaching some kind of cataclysm, possibly within this century.
Book 3 of the 'Books of the Cataclysm' requires familiarity with the prior novels to prove fully satisfying, but any reader following the saga will find THE HANGING MOUNTAINS an indispensable read.
Menaced by friends, enemies, an assassin from the future, and a demon that cannot die, the two men are adrift amid a potentially world-shattering cataclysm, in this thrilling and fast-paced "what if?" scenario.
Reports on the supposed cataclysm were usually accompanied by one or more "d" words (disaster, defoliation, demise, desolation, destruction, devastation, etc.).
Perhaps most disturbingly, the practice of lynching was intertwined with the mythology of the sex-craved black buck, the equally mythological virginal white woman, and the fear of the cataclysm that would ensue should the two so much as exchange eye contact.
Let us hope and pray that a solution is found to end this terroristinduced cataclysm before any ground troops are committed.
THIS BOOK OFFERS A RAY OF HOPE AMID the darkness of the Internet storm, a cataclysm wherein one company after another fails while investors take their venture capital elsewhere, tired of waiting for profits that will never materialize.
Tales of the cataclysm have long been a cinematic staple, and since the movie industry is perpetually on the lookout for ways to turn a profit from the zeitgeist, this seems an especially apt moment for such films.
Five years later, Garnet finally published his Address, and the predicted racial cataclysm did not ensue.
It's "the only strategy game that puts the awesome powers of nature in your hands." And to view the slaughter of the infidels you can either choose a safely remote seat in the heavens "or zoom in close for spectacular views of the cataclysm." (www.
The Epilogue focuses on the persecutions that surrounded the advent of plague in 1348 as a test of the relationship between cataclysm and stability in Aragon.
The cosmic cataclysm she narrates is essentially a symbolic reflection of the waning Germanic world, ineluctably moving to its destruction because of the outrages committed by its divine and human representatives.