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synonyms for holocaust

  • carnage
  • catastrophe
  • devastation
  • extermination
  • genocide
  • mass murder
  • massacre
  • slaughter
  • annihilation
  • extinction
  • immolation
  • inferno
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How to use holocaust in a sentence

He shall offer the lamb, and the sacrifice, and the oil morning by morning: an everlasting holocaust.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Next day the ceremony was to be continued by a holocaust of pigs.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
What difference between the holocaust of a witch and that of two vile criminals?
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Indeed, it was the grave of the soldier boy who had been the first to fall in the terrible holocaust of war.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
At a guess, McAllen had constructed it as a secure personal retreat in the event of something like a nuclear holocaust.
GONE FISHINGJAMES H. SCHMITZ
A holocaust such as this would scarcely seem to come within the range of sane and modern history.
SOUTH AMERICAW. H. KOEBEL
In that terrible holocaust of fire and water, Reine Charteris was lost.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Round and round that holocaust the thousands did their sword-dance, yelling as the devils yelled at Khinjan's birth.
KING--OF THE KHYBER RIFLESTALBOT MUNDY
Brent hesitated to draw his weapon lest in such a situation it should provoke a holocaust.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
I lay awake listening to his even breathing, and prayed that he at least might survive the holocaust yet to come.
NOTES OF A CAMP-FOLLOWER ON THE WESTERN FRONTE. W. HORNUNG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOLOCAUST

  • Armageddon
  • annihilation
  • cataclysm
  • catastrophe
  • decimation
  • devastation
  • end of the world
  • holocaust
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.