Apocalyptist
Apocalyptic A*poc`a*lyp"tic ([.a]*p[o^]k`[.a]*l[i^]p"t[i^]k), Apocalyptist A*poc`a*lyp"tist, n. The writer of the Apocalypse. [1913 Webster]

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  • apocalyptist — noun Date: 1835 the writer of an apocalypse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apocalyptist — /euh pok euh lip tist/, n. 1. a writer of apocalyptic literature. 2. a person who adheres to the teachings of apocalyptic literature concerning the signs and events preceding the end of the world. 3. a person who holds to any teachings that… …   Universalium

  • apocalyptist — apoc·a·lyp·tist …   English syllables

  • apocalyptist — ə|päkə|liptə̇st, ˌaˌpäkəˈl , ˌapəkəˈl noun ( s) : the writer of an apocalypse …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|poc´a|lyp´ti|cal|ly — a|poc|a|lyp|tic «uh POK uh LIHP tihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. like or giving a revelation especially of violent upheaval: »Among people who see supernatural implications in natural phenomena, tornadoes have long been regarded as the most… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|poc|a|lyp|tic — «uh POK uh LIHP tihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. like or giving a revelation especially of violent upheaval: »Among people who see supernatural implications in natural phenomena, tornadoes have long been regarded as the most apocalyptic of storms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apocalyptic — A*poc a*lyp tic ([.a]*p[o^]k [.a]*l[i^]p t[i^]k), Apocalyptist A*poc a*lyp tist, n. The writer of the Apocalypse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • apocalypse — (n.) late 14c., revelation, disclosure, from Church L. apocalypsis revelation, from Gk. apokalyptein uncover, disclose, reveal, from apo from (see APO (Cf. apo) ) + kalyptein to cover, conceal (see CALYPSO (Cf. Calypso)). The Christian end of the …   Etymology dictionary

  • DANIEL, BOOK OF — DANIEL, BOOK OF, a book of the third division of the Hebrew Bible, the Hagiographa, named for a man Daniel whose fortunes and predictions are the subject of the book. DIVISIONS AND CONTENTS When the Book of Daniel is examined for content and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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