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Cataclysm

Cat´a`clysm
n.1.An extensive overflow or sweeping flood of water; a deluge.
2.(Geol.) Any violent catastrophe, involving sudden and extensive changes of the earth's surface.
Noun1.cataclysm - a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
Synonyms: catastrophe
2.Cataclysmcataclysm - an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
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