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Posted By: wwh

apocalypse - 02/10/04 02:40 PM

22 00:05:21 EST 1997
Subject: A.Word.A.Day--apocalypse
apoc.a.lypse or apoc.a.lyp.ti.cal \*-'pa:k-*-.lips\ \*-.pa:k-*-'lip-tik\ \-ti-k*l\ \-k(*-)le-\ \-t*-.siz-*m\ n [ME, revelation, Revelation, fr. LL apocalypsis, fr. Gk apokalypsis], fr. apokalyptein to uncover, fr. apo +
kalyptein to cover - more at HELL 1a: one of the Jewish and Christian writings of 2 BCE to A.D. marked by pseudonymity, symbolic imagery, and the expectation of an imminent cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil and raises the righteous to life in a messianic kingdom cap 1b: the biblical book of Revelation 2: something viewed as a prophetic revelation - apoc.a.lyp.ti.c aj


Posted By: jheem

Re: apocalypse - 02/10/04 02:49 PM

Related to eucalyptus 'well-covered'.

Posted By: wwh

Re: apocalypse - 02/10/04 02:51 PM

But no cute koalas munching it.

Posted By: doc_comfort

Re: apocalypse - 10/11/05 05:18 AM

Aaaaarrggghhhhhh. Cute koalas are going to take over the world!!!!!
Posted By: Faldage

Re: apocalypse - 10/11/05 11:15 AM

So, is das Lied der Seeräuber Jenny an apocalyptic song?
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