Apocalypse

Meaning: The complete final destruction of the world, especially as described in the biblical book of Revelation.

Synonyms: Annihilation, catastrophe, holocaust, decimation, cataclysm, devastation, armageddon, end of the world, doomsday, eschaton, ragnarok.

In Hindi: कयामत,  अंतर्भासप्रलयसर्व-नाश.

Use: During the Cold War, the world was only one misstep away from the apocalypse of nuclear war.

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