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apocalypse
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Definition
an event involving terrible destruction; or (especially when capitalized) the end of the world as we know it (as prophesized in the Christian book of Revelation)
  • Although the rise of this crime wave long predated crack, the trend was so exacerbated by crack that criminologists got downright apocalyptic in their predictions.
    p. 112.7

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