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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apocalyptic  \A*poc`a*lyp"tic\,  Apocalyptical 
  \A*poc`a*lyp"tic*al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  revelation,  or  specifically,  to  the 
  Revelation  of  St  John;  containing,  or  of  the  nature  of  a 
  prophetic  revelation. 
 
  {Apocalyptic  number},  the  number  666,  mentioned  in  --Rev. 
  xiii.  18.  It  has  been  variously  interpreted. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apocalyptic 
  adj  1:  prophetic  of  devastation  or  ultimate  doom  [syn:  {apocalyptical}, 
  {revelatory}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  an  apocalypse 




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