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noun as in complete destruction, especially by fire

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Several of them disputed the figure of six million Jewish deaths in the Holocaust.

In the Jewish community, Christians who saved Jews from the Holocaust are known as “righteous gentiles.”

However, Brunner was not the only perpetrator of the Holocaust mooching around the streets of the Syrian capital.

That word “denialism” is particularly profane, with its unsubtle invocation of the Holocaust.

Belzberg had grown up learning about WWII and visiting Holocaust museums since she was a young girl.

He shall offer the lamb, and the sacrifice, and the oil morning by morning: an everlasting holocaust.

Next day the ceremony was to be continued by a holocaust of pigs.

What difference between the holocaust of a witch and that of two vile criminals?

Indeed, it was the grave of the soldier boy who had been the first to fall in the terrible holocaust of war.

At a guess, McAllen had constructed it as a secure personal retreat in the event of something like a nuclear holocaust.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to holocaust, such as: immolation, inferno, devastation, disaster, carnage, and catastrophe.

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