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- n. Alternative spelling of cataclysm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A breaking asunder; disruption.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A violent disruption or breaking up.
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He said "No" when he meant "Yes," and "Yes" for "No," and contradicted himself in each fresh version of the cataclasm which had seared his sky with lightning.
And in this universal cataclasm of the starry councils, what could a poor Diana do, Diana of the Petty Bag, but abandon her pride of place to some rude Orion?