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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

In the Bible, the four figures who usher in the end of the world, representing pestilence, famine, war, and death. It's so dark out here with this storm looming that I'm waiting for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to show up!
See also: apocalypse, four, of

zombie apocalypse

A scenario depicted in apocalyptic fiction in which an onslaught of zombies (undead corpses) causes the collapse of human civilization. The Walking Dead and other shows and movies about a zombie apocalypse have proven wildly popular.
See also: apocalypse, zombie
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The Apocalypse DLC expansion for "Battlefield 1" also adds new ranks, service assignments, specializations and dog tags.
Following Berg's death in 1994 -- from illness, not the apocalypse -- Edwards's family drifted away from the group, which received unfavorable legal and media attention and was reorganizing.
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Again, in commenting on Lycidas, Netzley asserts that "the evocation of the two-handed engine demonstrates that the apocalypse itself, if we imagine it as a coming finality, does not and will not happen.
X-Men: Apocalypse But Brian Singer, X-Men: Apocalypse director, put an end to the waiting game yesterday with an official announcement on his Twitter page confirming Sophie would star as a young Jean.
And it is really true; each dead body lying below the ground means an apocalypse for its family left behind above the ground.
One of the most interesting aspects of the Hollywood blockbuster apocalypse film is that the apocalypse never *pens.
The subversion of the apocalypses in the Book of Jubilees.
At the heart of this resistance were three apocalyptic writings, Daniel, the Apocalypse of Weeks (found now in I Enoch 93:1-10 + 91: 11-17), and the Book of Dreams (found now in 1 Enoch 83-90).
That hasn't stopped anyone from running with the zombie apocalypse story though.
In particular, Portier-Young contends, the book of Daniel, the Apocalypse of Weeks, and the Book of Dreams were written to supply an oppressed people with a potent antidote to the destructive propaganda of the empire--renewing their faith in the God of the covenant and answering state terror with radical visions of hope.
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But on Monday, the 89-year-old admitted he fled to a motel with his wife when he realised his Apocalypse error.
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