[Dragonlance] In the Dragonlance books, the Cataclysm (Great Destruction) was a catastrophic event that occurred when the Kingpriest of Istar demanded to be given godlike powers in order to eliminate evil from the world. ==Background== Detailed in the novel Chosen of the Gods, Beldinas Pilof...
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Cat'a·clysm noun [ Latin cataclysmos , Greek kataklysmo`s , from ... to dash over, inundate; kata` downward, against + ... to wash or dash over: confer French cataclysme .] 1. An extensive overflow or sweepin...
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• (n.) Any violent catastrophe, involving sudden and extensive changes of the earth`s surface. • (n.) An extensive overflow or sweeping flood of water; a deluge.
Found op http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/cataclysm/
cataclysm 1. A great and general flood of water, a deluge. In Geology, resorted to by some as a hypothesis to account for various phenomena; hence, used vaguely for a sudden convulsion or alteration of physical conditions. 2. Figuratively, a political or social upheaval that sweeps away the old orde...
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- a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
- an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
1) Calamity 2) Catastrophe 3) Disaster 4) Geological phenomenon
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