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Word: apocalyptic

Definition: prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse

Sentences Containing 'apocalyptic'

"Piggies" was used in particular to justify attacks on the White establishment, with the lyrics "what they need's a damn good whacking" reflecting the attacks on Blacks in what Manson envisioned would be an apocalyptic race war.
"Rifts" takes place in a post-apocalyptic future, deriving elements from cyberpunk, science fiction, fantasy, horror, western, mythology and many other genres.
"The Killing Moon", a post-apocalyptic thriller, is also set in the north east.
A spell of apocalyptic extravagance took hold of the Manharter about this period, when they united with the so-called "Michael Confraternity", or the Order of the Knights of Michael.
According to most scholars, the followers of Jesus composed principally apocalyptic Jewish sects during the late Second Temple period of the 1st century.
But the Dark grows ever more powerful - will brother and sister reach one another in time or will all be lost in a final, apocalyptic battle?
But to unravel the mystery of their destiny, they must first stop an apocalyptic war, reveal a dark conspiracy, and prevent a powerful sorcerer from severing the human and legendary realms forever.
Crahan is also a filmographer and photographer, having published a Slipknot photo album "The Apocalyptic Nightmare" in 2012.
Despite this The High is too late in saving the Earth as the Reapers explodes and causing to tilting Earth's axis and turning the planet into a post-apocalyptic wasteland (the World's End).
Equally alive is the aristocratic apocalyptic view on mass culture as the destruction of genuine art.
Following the success of his first author book, he published in 1994 MALEFIC, with the collaboration of Royo Romulo in the setting and scenarios, it presents an apocalyptic and personal world.
He is today known primarily for his only science fiction novel "Earth Abides" (1949), a post-apocalyptic novel, for which he won the first International Fantasy Award in 1951.
He was described as a "confessor of apocalyptic mind".
He was revealed as an illustrator capable not only of representing fantasy worlds, also creating a story line, and his apocalyptic and dark angels woke a groundswell of supporters.
His most famous work is the novel "Level 7", a post-apocalyptic science-fiction novel.
In 2012, he released a collaboration studio album with Slash titled "Apocalyptic Love", which is billed to Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
In post-apocalyptic America, the once sovereign society has become a corrupt, crime ridden totalitarian wasteland.
In the episode "Lisa the Skeptic", Lisa finds a skeleton that many people believe is an apocalyptic angel.
In this post apocalyptic scenario, the D.A.S., who were prepared for this catastrophe, reigns supreme over the survivors with martial law and military weapons of extraordinary power.
Inspired by Norse mythology, doomsday cults and science fiction, the music describes the end of the world, a following post-apocalyptic environment and finally a new beginning.
Inspired by the post-apocalyptic story in the anime version, Maeda fleshed out the story and also took it into the realm of the post apocalyptic.
It was about the story of one of the characters named Blair Williams (voiced by Moon Bloodgood) and her story about her reaction to the apocalyptic war between machines and humans.
Jeremy also experiences visions of a post apocalyptic future, which Liz becomes enthralled with.
Jerry Ahern (born Jerome Morrell Ahern; 1946 – July 24, 2012) was a science fiction and action novel author best known for his post apocalyptic survivalist series "The Survivalist".
Jewish messianism has its root in the apocalyptic literature of the 2nd century BC to 1st century BC, promising a future "anointed" leader or Messiah to resurrect the Israelite "Kingdom of God", in place of the foreign rulers of the time.
Many neo-apocalyptic intellectuals, such as Alain Finkielkraut and George Steiner, emphasize their concern about the growing "illiteracy" of the masses.
Meidner would, however, never repeat the intensity and creativity of the apocalyptic landscapes.
Mr. Chu works for Gunther-Hagen. He returns in ', offering to take Max and Dylan to Germany where they could have children and establish a post-apocalyptic dynasty.
Nevertheless his apocalyptic language was so extreme that Laqueur concluded:- "Vinberg is quite emphatic about this, the only solution is total physical extermination."
Once Despero is defeated, Zatanna informs the League of the apocalyptic events of the "Blackest Night" taking place across the globe.
One phase of this society's apocalyptic expectations led its members to regard Napoleon as Antichrist already come upon the earth.
Pandorum is a German-American 2009 post-apocalyptic ecological science fiction film, with elements of Locked Room Mystery, Thriller, and Survival Adventure.
Part 1 The music video is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which Jiyeon is cast as the antagonist. She is determined to take over the world but finds out that Dani, a blind girl, has telekinetic powers that could stop her.
Prophetic and apocalyptic speeches, often preached by illiterate artisans or women, railed against the apostasy of the Church hierarchy and prophesied the destruction of Babylon.
She made her feature film debut that same year in the post-apocalyptic film "Mad Max" (1979), one of several "Prisoner" cast members to appear in the film.
Simon du Fleuve is a post-apocalyptic French graphic novel series written by Claude Auclair, with five volumes published between 1976–1978, and a second cycle of four albums from 1988-1989.
That same year Holland starred in her first major studio film in the apocalyptic thriller film "Legion" playing the role of a bratty teenager.
The "Apocalyptic Landscapes" are thought by some to anticipate the First World War.
The book and its sequels "Ash Ock "and "The Paratwa "are set in Human Colonies in orbit around a desolated post apocalyptic Earth.
The books feature two young adventurers, Tom Natsworthy and Hester Shaw, who live in a lawless post-apocalyptic world inhabited by moving cities.
The canonical Book of Daniel has much apocalyptic imagery, and this apocalyptic-style text deals with a similar subject. It was rediscovered and published at the end of 19th century.
The City of Ember is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Jeanne DuPrau that was published in 2003.
The Day follows a group of five survivors in a post-apocalyptic world as they travel through a bleak environment in an attempt to find food, shelter, and a safe place to stop running from tribes of savage cannibals that roam the country-side.
The Day is a 2011 Canadian post-apocalyptic film directed by Douglas Aarniokoski.
The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic scenario, where earth has been destroyed by forces of nature.
The group was allegedly preparing for what they believed would be an apocalyptic battle with the forces of the Antichrist, whom they believed would be supported and defended by local, state, and federal law enforcement.
The post-apocalyptic scenario humanity faces within his dream involves drastic global cooling.
The post-apocalyptic world is filled with remains of the old civilizations that ended with wars and the destruction of the environment.
The story is set in the future on a post-apocalyptic Earth, where Nausicaä is the princess of the Valley of the Wind, a minor kingdom.
The story takes place in the future, a post-apocalyptic time following the release of Anthrasax at the height of Modern Civilization.

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