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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A thorough destruction of life, especially by fire.

Usage examples (37)
  • I should say that it was not only a landslide but a tidal wave and holocaust all rolled into one general cataclysm.
  • To be sure, you can use the term holocaust to describe these events, but only as a metaphor.
  • The whole claim that the holocaust is a direct result of Darwin's theory is an old creationist lie.
  • In Germany, believing abortion to be as murderous as the holocaust is a crime, and educating your own children is a crime too. for more
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