Tuesday, September 23, 2008

words

juggernaut - 1. (often lowercase) any large, overpowering, destructive force or object, as war, a giant battleship, or a powerful football team.
2. (often lowercase) anything requiring blind devotion or cruel sacrifice.
3. Also called Jagannath. an idol of Krishna, at Puri in Orissa, India, annually drawn on an enormous cart under whose wheels devotees are said to have thrown themselves to be crushed.


dystopia - society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease and overcrowding.

cataclysm
1. any violent upheaval, esp. one of a social or political nature.
2.Physical Geography. a sudden and violent physical action producing changes in the earth's surface. an extensive flood; deluge.

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