VCR 10 Presentation
By: Leah Mell (oooh, aaah, yay vacab)
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1. A prophetic disclosure or revelation, especially concerning a universal cataclysm.
2. Any widespread destruction
3. (capitalized) The last book of the Bible, also known as Revelation, which contains prophesies about the ultimate destruction of the world.
Roots: APO <L. "away from"
Other forms: apoclyptic (adj.), apocalypist (n.)
Choose the sentence in which the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.
(b) The Maniacs, my favorite new punk band, play at weird themed venues with apocalyptics scrawled all over the walls.
(c) There are a few radical sects of people who believe that there will be a zombie apocalypse, where the dead will rise and the end of the world will hasten.
(d) Many apocalyptic movies have been made recently about various ways the earth could potentially be destroyed.