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Weeks later, in early September, the locals were still waiting for “zero hour,” the retaliation they knew was coming.

In a television season that has given us dreck like Zero Hour, Mob Doctor, and Do No Harm, Southland should be a hit.

ABC tries to get back in the ‘Lost’ game with the ridiculous ‘Zero Hour.’

And, yes, there have been and will be far worse shows than Zero Hour that make it onto the air.

I dozed off twice while watching Zero Hour and kept having to rewind to the beginning to this tepid and snooze-inducing pilot.

Around him, he could feel a tenseness creep over his men as the zero hour approached.

When the zero hour arrives, a soldier must have a clear head, his body must be fit, he must have his nerves under control.

But Milton's calm voice came across the room to them: "Zero hour," he said, stepping up into the big transmitting chamber.

The attack, preceded by a brief artillery preparation, was to take place at dawn, the “zero hour” selected.

Then, sinking down in the snow behind the black bulk of a spruce tree, they awaited the zero hour.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zero hour, such as: a-day, appointed hour, climax, contingency, countdown, and crisis.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.