"I'm ———," said Sir John Gotch, meditating some cataclysmal expletive.
It is, in fact, nothing but one cataclysmal bang and shriek of shells and shrapnel.
Ten seconds later this cataclysmal lunatic had reverted to sanity—a rather sheepish sanity.
So the worship which many render to the unexplained, the fantastic, the cataclysmal—this is the awe that is born of ignorance.
Lyall in England had shown that geological formations were evolutionary rather than cataclysmal.
Very rarely is there a spate, an upheaval, and a cataclysmal sweep that bursts the ice and ends its reign in an hour or two.