Adjective(1) prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom(2) of or relating to an apocalypse
(1) The scribal community similarly took the destruction of Jerusalem and fit it into the apocalyptic narrative of the destruction and return of once and future cities.(2) The annihilation of Canada's natural resources can best be described as apocalyptic .(3) I'm not sure the apocalyptic vision is helpful.(4) Indeed, the current American spate of interest in apocalyptic prophecy stems precisely from attempts to draw meaning from complex and difficult imagery.(5) Climate change is the environmental fear that provokes the greatest degree of apocalyptic prophesy.(6) How can people like Tony Blair be blind to this massive risk of apocalyptic destruction and loss of freedom?(7) Manichaean symbols and apocalyptic scenarios are bandied about with future consequences and rhetorical restraint thrown to the winds.(8) His apocalyptic vision looks more like prophecy than fiction.(9) Again, the gospel's apocalyptic imagery denotes the end of an age and calls the people to a shared, wide-awake clarity of purpose.(10) His work was seminal for understanding the role and importance of apocalyptic literature and its interpretations in the lives of early seventeenth-century Puritans.(11) The army is ferrying in troops, but they're facing apocalyptic destruction, entire neighborhoods razed to the ground.(12) I love the way that, in the apocalyptic destruction of Genesis, Nimoy sidesteps the action for the briefest second to show us the beauty of the last sunset on the dying world.(13) Despairing, however, that he would only be remembered as a political satirist and not a genuine artist in his own right, he changed his subject matter to romantic landscapes or apocalyptic visions of the future.(14) His writing is apocalyptic in feel, describing a gritty futuristic world in which dream meets reality.(15) Rather than see social events as holding spiritual significance in a prophetic way, they dismissed literal interpretations of apocalyptic prophecies.(16) Galactica makes multiple references to the day in the form of apocalyptic destruction, burnt fire-fighters and the grotesque immediacy of bodies tumbling into space.
1. doomsday ::
2. doom-laden ::
3. ominous ::
4. portentous ::
6. momentous ::
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So that's all you've got? Apocalyptic
genocide and "Go easy on the cologne"?
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 9
contains a detailed scenario
of a possible APOCALYPTIC event.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 15
that have an APOCALYPTIC flood
as part of their mythology.
The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 24
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