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  • n  (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
  • n  an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

  • Still, when set against the doomsday scenarios being painted six months ago, when terrorist attacks frequently struck major cities and the Taliban had advanced to within 70 miles .
  • Shutdowns and blackouts loom as the coal strike rumbles on 'It's fairly clear that we're already I to some extent in the doomsday area.
  • Throughout history, prophets of doomsday have compiled a notoriously bad record.
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  • Ayman al-Zawahri in International Herald Tribune
    The truth is that if Bush keeps all his forces in Iraq until doomsday and until they enter hell, they will only see crisis and defeat by the will of God,said al-Zawahri, the deputy of al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.
  • President Bush in Newsday
    Bush said his "doomsday scenario of course is that extremists throughout the Middle East would be emboldened, which would eventually lead to another attack on the United States."
  • Antonin Scalia in Winston-Salem Journal
    We repeat those assurances here,Alito wrote. "Despite municipal respondents' doomsday proclamations, (the decision) does not imperil every law regulating firearms."

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