Apocalyptically

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Apocalyptically By revelation; in an apocalyptic manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apocalyptically In an apocalyptic manner; in, or in relation to, the Apocalypse; by revelation.
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Usage

In literature:

A new apocalyptic seal of melody and harmony was let fall upon it.
"Chopin: The Man and His Music" by James Huneker
Turnbull, this garden is not a dream, but an apocalyptic fulfilment.
"The Ball and The Cross" by G.K. Chesterton
The king wants the Apocalyptic riders too.
"A Word Only A Word, Complete" by Georg Ebers
The first (chapters i-vi) narrating the details of the prophet's life, and the second (chapters vii-xii) setting forth his apocalyptic visions.
"The Dore Gallery of Bible Illustrations, Complete" by Anonymous
It inaugurated a new Apocalyptic literature.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Of Blake's longer poems, his titanic prophecies and apocalyptic splendors, it is impossible to write justly in such a brief work as this.
"English Literature" by William J. Long
APOCALYPTIC SKETCHES, THIRD SERIES; OR, LECTURES ON THE SEVEN CHURCHES OF ASIA MINOR.
"Emilie the Peacemaker" by Mrs. Thomas Geldart
THE SEVEN AGES OF THE CHURCH; or, THE SEVEN APOCALYPTIC EPISTLES INTERPRETED BY CHURCH HISTORY.
"Notes & Queries 1850.01.26" by Various
No apocalyptic vision can come between these and the earth-born human heart.
"Aunt Jane of Kentucky" by Eliza Calvert Hall
But Lightfoot's reading of the apocalyptic passage in ch.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Motivated by extreme, even apocalyptic ideologies, some terrorists' ambitions to inflict mayhem seem unlimited.
"National Strategy for Combating Terrorism" by United States
In the apocalyptic style of the housekeeper of Invermay, woe be to that person!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 16 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
An apocalyptic light illuminated this crypt.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
An apocalyptic vision, too, they declared, had been vouchsafed them.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Know you what it is when anguish, with apocalyptic NEVER, To a Pythian height dilates you, and despair sublimes to power?
"The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Victoria regretted him, for the apocalyptic figure was an essential part of the ugly past.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
Thus the inner development of Jewish apocalyptic was always conditioned by the historical experiences of the nation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
The streets had an apocalyptic air, with omens foreseen in every temple.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
His state is apocalyptic, his existence merely spatial, without zenith of virtue or nadir of disgrace.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
The seer's apocalyptic warnings were surpassed.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
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In poetry:

Too well they knew the gaunt gray horse
The grim witch-hunter rode
The pale Apocalyptic beast
By grisly Death bestrode.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Flow on, sweet river, like the stream
Of John's Apocalyptic dream
This mapled ridge shall Horeb be,
Yon green-banked lake our Galilee!
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Their eyes as brilliant and as wide as night
Gleamed with a cruel apocalyptic light,
Their manes the leaping ire of the wind
Lifted with rage invisible and blind.
"Horses" by Edwin Muir
Behold a vision none hath understood!
The breaking of the Apocalyptic seal;
Twice rings the summons.--Hail and fire and blood!
Then the third angel blows his trumpet-peal.
"For The Commemoration Services" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
But what have I to suit thine ear, O maiden?
Wouldst thou some wild apocalyptic word?
Wouldst learn the secrets of my mystic Aidenn,
And hear the sternest music ever heard?
"What The Mountain Said To The Maiden" by Samuel John Stone
Far apocalyptic touches that unveil the years to be,
Show this in ecstatic glimpses, as when mists upon a hill
Lift their trailing arms of whiteness, till, as in a dream, we see
A summer gush of glory lying hid behind them still.
"City And Village" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

The Biggest Problem With the Post- Apocalyptic Show Revolution: the Women's Perfect Hair.
Vancouver-based actress Tracy Spiridakos beats the odds to land key role in post- apocalyptic drama.
Slash brings ' Apocalyptic Love' tour to House of Blues.
Are we present-day Americans living in an apocalyptic end-of-the-world scenario.
Deluxe Edition of Slash's "Apocalyptic Love" Available at Best Buy on November 19.
Just a bit drawing room post-apocalyptic.
In yet another engaging urban fantasy that leavens apocalyptic threats with smart-ass humor, Butcher just keeps upping the ante for wizard Harry Dresden, appearing in his 14th novel after 2011's Ghost Story.
This election cycle we were entertained by a whole host of closet constitutionalists and historians sharing their apocalyptic visions of a "post-Christian" America.
Diana Thater's post-apocalyptic video installation.
Apocalyptic visions at Chernobyl .
The apocalyptic visions begin just inside the doors of the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum and many of them lead into the Book of Revelation.
Apocalyptic visions at Chernobyl make case for humility.
' Oblivion ': Tom Cruise's Post-Apocalyptic Future Is Appropriately Glossy — TRAILER.
'Book of Eli' a throwaway post-apocalyptic religious parable .
This year's Artomatic—the irregularly-scheduled, low-barrier orgy of creativity that's taken over several empty buildings since its inception in 2000—feels vaguely post-apocalyptic.
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In science:

So instead of creationist ic-apocalypt ic Universe we get Universe full o f smaller catastrophes but realistic one.
Cosmological Expansion Started from the Big Bounce on Local Rotation
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