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n
1. a prophetic disclosure or revelation, esp. concerning a universal cataclysm
2. any widespread destruction
3. (capitalized) the last book of the Bible, aka as revelation which contains prophesies about the ultimate destruction of the world
apocalypse
adj
1. false; counterfeit; doubtful, esp in authorship or authenticity
aprocryphal
n
1. a stroke; a sudden loss of muscular control, sensation, or conciousness resulting from rupture or blockage of a blood vessel
apoplexy
n
1. a person who forsakes his or her principles, religion, or allegiances
apostate
v
to punish; to criticize severely; to chastise
castigate
v
to seek to improve through punishment; to discipline
chasten
n
1. a keyboard instrument, like a piano or harpsichord, with strings
clavier
n
1. a private, exclusive, or secret meeting
conclave
n
1. a crown or headband worn as a sign of authority
diadem
adj
1.pertaining to a diameter
2. exactly or completely opposite
diametrical
n
any group migration or flight from a country
2. (capitalized) the dispersion of the Jews frmo teir homeland in of Africa
diaspora
n
1. a abusive critcism or attack
diatribe
n
1. a country entirely or mostly enclosed within the territory of another country
2. a district or group isolated or enclosed within a large one
enclave
n
1. smething that blocks; an obstruction
occlusion
n
1. someone who lives alone and avoids company; a hermit
recluse