crack of doom


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(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

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For the novel the opposite of sugar is an insecure world doomed to random destruction, the Crack of Doom.
The Economic Stimulus plan, the Mortgage Foreclosure Plan, the Bank Rescue Plan, the Debt Until the Crack of Doom Plan: trust me, says the president, they promised this was quite safe in the 12-step program.
It is Sam who almost forces his master to go on, and the Ring is ultimately sent into the Crack of Doom by the misguided actions of Gollum.
What happens next: Well, I'm Catholic and I think there will be a Crack of Doom for All .
2) zigzags across the floor of the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern like the crack of doom: a fissure in the foundations that seems to threaten the structure of the mighty building itself.
There were oohs and aahs from the passengers as the looming black hulk was illuminated by great geysers of flame, accompanied by what sounded like the crack of doom. The orange eruption of lava streamed down Stromboli's flanks like blood down a Spanish bull.
To do so, the Fellowship's remnants must complete their 13-month journey to return the One Ring back to the Crack of Doom where it was forged.
"We would climb on Saturday evening, all Sunday and return on Sunday evening." Demobbed in 1949, he hitchhiked with a friend to Skye and led a famous 'Very Severe' route in the Cuillin known as the Crack of Doom.
For example, does lava erupt at a central "crack of doom" atop a ridge, and then spill over and cascade downhill to bury older lava flows (as portrayed in the right side of the illustration on pages 44-45)?
Amidst a population of universally sour, grasping, mean and nasty adults, young Oliver Twist, orphaned in childbirth, is a small beacon of purest light, nicely personified by the blond Jordan Metcalfe whose plea for "some more" in the Bumbles' fearsome orphanage is akin to a crack of doom. Pretty soon they're shot of the lad, flogging him off for three quid to a squawking woman with a beard (the production does not lack humour) and her typically subservient husband.
Some of it is droll, some of it is relentlessly harsh and seemed to go on to the crack of doom.
Frodo inherits a special ring which could allow evil to rule the world, so he travels with a cast of wizards, dwarves and elves to the Crack of Doom to destroy it forever.
The crack of doom came in 1933, and in his meticulous journal he recorded the quotidian events of the Nazi years.
Two tales of ruin are juxtaposed, it seems: the crack of doom and Johan's individual undoing.
A fellowship of hobbits, elves, dwarfs, and men is formed to destroy the Ring by casting it into the volcanic fires of the Crack of Doom where it was forged.