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#122493 - 02/10/04 02:40 PM apocalypse  
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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



#122494 - 02/10/04 02:49 PM Re: apocalypse  
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Related to eucalyptus 'well-covered'.


#122495 - 02/10/04 02:51 PM Re: apocalypse  
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But no cute koalas munching it.


#122496 - 10/11/05 05:18 AM Re: apocalypse  
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Aaaaarrggghhhhhh. Cute koalas are going to take over the world!!!!!

#122497 - 10/11/05 11:15 AM Re: apocalypse  
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So, is das Lied der Seeräuber Jenny an apocalyptic song?


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