Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "apocalyptic":

  1. As the later Jews read the earlier scriptures of their race in order to determine what the future held in store for them, they fixed their eyes upon the kingly and apocalyptic prophecies. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism", Charles Foster Kent.
  2. No one foresaw the apocalyptic vials of wrath which were about to be poured forth upon her plains and cities through the next half- century. - "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.
  3. Even in the Fourth Gospel one finds this good news that Christ had already come again in the hearts of his people insisted on in evident contrast with the apocalyptic hope literally conceived. - "Christianity and Progress", Harry Emerson Fosdick.