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Doom

An archaic term for a court's judgment. For example, some criminal sentences still end with the phrase " … which is pronounced for doom."

See: condemn, convict, predetermine, punish, sentence, tragedy

doom

judgment. The word ‘doom’ is Old English whereas ‘judgment’ is a very early French import.

DOOM. This word formerly signified a judgment. T. L.

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While he is scared for her and for "anyone who will have to go through Judgment Day," he believes that God will be merciful in other ways to those he does not save, such as "granting someone a quick and painless death.
He wrote, directed and produced "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," which has grossed nearly $500 million worldwide.
In the book, Camping places the judgment day prediction as the end of a "timeline of history.
Camping says he has meticulously calculated - using a variety of biblical references - the May 21 date using the bible, although he incorrectly predicted Judgment Day would come in 1994.
For one May 21 Doomsday believer, the failed prediction by broadcaster Harold Camping has prompted an acknowledgment of error and a desire to avoid making specific date assertions about God's Judgment Day going forward.
From such beloved Christmas Classics as FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER and HELLO KITTY - SANTA'S MISSING HAT to PAULA ABDUL'S GET UP AND DANCE, STARGATE, THE TERMINATOR and TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY, there is something for everyone.
Director Steve "Spaz" Williams and producer Clint Goldman helped to revolutionize CG character animation during their long association with Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), which included such films as "Jurassic Park," "The Mask," "The Abyss" and "Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Since Rome is played by Robert Patrick, who was the indestructible T-1000 in ``Terminator 2: Judgment Day,'' that look is good for a throwaway laugh.
But, because of Toy Story, Jurassic Park and Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sheridan is now part of local Oakvillian lore.
For many of the black writers who tell the stories and craft the images we see on television, judgment day awaits.
It will be tested on judgment day when Christ says, "Come you who are blessed by my Father.
The Reuters reported that Robert Fitzpatrick,a worker of Retired Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said he had spent at least $140,000 on subway posters and bus shelter advertisements to warn the coming May 21 Judgment Day.