crack of doom


crack of doom
noun
(New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
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Topics: ↑New Testament
Hypernyms: ↑day

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1. the signal that announces the Day of Judgment.

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crack of doom
The last trump
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Main Entry:doom

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crack of doom,
1. the signal for the Last Judgment.
2. the Last Judgment; the day the world ends.
3. the signal for the end of everything.

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a thunder peal announcing the Day of Judgment

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