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uh po kuh lips

  • n  a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil
  • n  the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle

  • Some doomsayers are pointing to the finality of the Mayan calendar and suggesting an apocalyptic event in 2012.
  • In recent times all disaster movies from Hollywood have apocalypse fantasy woven around the main plot.
  • Her latest novel is an adventuresome blend of feminist fiction and nuclear apocalypse fantasy set in Australia.
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  • Stephen Lewis in Independent
    Mr Mbeki, Mr Lewis said, would always be known as "the president who presided over the Aids apocalypse. It is a terrible legacy with which to haunt the pages of history."
  • Marilyn Manson in Rolling Stone
    We started music together because we wanted to bring about the apocalypse, and we realized we didn't finish,Manson says. "The world could suffer much more if we were together again, and we really wanted to bring back the suffering."
  • Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Swissinfo
    This has been long expected, but for me it is extremely sad,Yatsenyuk told the chamber. "I would not call this a political apocalypse, though it is true that it is another challenge of democracy. I hope we can overcome it."

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