crack of doom


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Noun1.crack of doom - (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 livescrack of doom - (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
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
day - some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
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Sprague turned himself into a bulletin-board, and read off "notices" of meetings and societies and things till it seemed that the list would stretch out to the crack of doom -- a queer custom which is still kept up in America, even in cities, away here in this age of abundant news- papers.
as the most eligible place in which a small dog could await the crack of doom.
because it would mean the crack of doom for me, and if you take it I shall take off my wig.
Well, young fellah, when you do you'll learn that once fairly out on a round, it would take the crack of doom to stop a true golfer.
They can have all the talks till the crack of doom with the political administration.
Bean -- the list stretches out to the crack of doom.
In testing it appeared as if his Mercedes could thunder around until the crack of doom as the man he is tipped to depose, champion Sebastian Vettel, rarely made it beyond the end of the pit lane.
Doren didn't just speak for a party membership that is staring into the crack of doom - this man spoke for the nation.
Roy was the attendant, not much bigger than those 10-year-olds, but a figure of awesome authority with a voice like the crack of doom.
The Economic Stimulus plan, the Mortgage Foreclosure Plan, the Bank Rescue Plan, the Debt Until the Crack of Doom Plan: trust me, says the president, they promised this was quite safe in the 12-step program.
It is Sam who almost forces his master to go on, and the Ring is ultimately sent into the Crack of Doom by the misguided actions of Gollum.