cataclysmic


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severely destructive

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Highlights for me included the aforementioned Cataclysmic, Flying In Blue Dream, Ice 9, Butterfly and Zebra, Crazy Joey, Always With Me, Always With You and, of course, Surfing With The Alien.
He added: "The Doctor is about to make a mistake that has cataclysmic repercussions."
Aside from cataclysmic variables, ASAS-SN has picked up two nearby tidal disruption events--extremely rare sightings of what occurs when a black hole captures a portion of a nearby star--and many dwarf flares, which are believed to emanate from stars with extremely strong magnetic fields.
Anything bringing the war to a speedy end would be thought beneficial, and only members of the Manhattan Project and a handful of others knew the cataclysmic power of these weapons or even of their existence.
MacGregor says, "An ounce of legal planning can allay a pound of worry." By setting a "religious/cataclysmic power of attorney"--for $129.99, satisfaction guaranteed!--you are able to single out someone who "can care for your property, pets, parents, children, friends, and business in your absence during a religious or cataclysmic event." Assuming, of course, that your possessions, pets, and loved ones haven't also been raptured.
The music ranges from Canadian hip hop to the cataclysmic industrial rock band from Germany, Einsturzende Neubauten.
After playing a simple girl, Latika in Slumdog Millionaire , she will play Phaedra, an oracle priestess who must join young warrior Theseus on his quest to prevent the cataclysmic war from happening, in Tarsem Singh's Immortals .
His return to Palestine changed his experience of the cataclysmic and defining event known as the Nakba.
Former American Airlines CEO Robert Crandall told a conference in London on Tuesday that the recent "cataclysmic events" in the world economy provide an opportunity for the airline industry to make much-needed changes.
This article compares and contrasts the theories of three major writers on societal change: Chirot discusses the economic power struggles within and among core, peripheral, and semiperipheral societies, Toffler exposes a future in which major power shifts could have cataclysmic results, and Bruner emphasizes the importance of education to temper technological progress with wisdom and ethical behavior.
I applaud your candor and accurate depiction of the travesties that one must endure in the industry sector as a result of these infrequent catastrophic, albeit not cataclysmic, failures (Risk & Insurance [R], Roger on Risk column, May 2008, Page 14).
She soon becomes immersed in the story of a tragic love, a missing girl, an unquiet soul, and the strange events of one cataclysmic night more than a century ago.
Papers cover cataclysmic and symbiotic variables (amongst others) and include such topics as the structure and evolution of magnetic cataclysmic variables, while those on star formation and stellar clusters include papers on the initial mass function of stars and a simulation of protostar flares and the expected x-ray spectrum.
Lina Joy, 43, who made world headlines with her quest to renounce official Muslim status and marry a Catholic, suffered a cataclysmic loss before the country's Federal Court May 30.
CATACLYSMIC VARIABLE STARS--novae, dwarf novae, and their relatives--are among the most fascinating variables that backyard observers follow.