DOOM's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of doom
n. judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation
v. destine to an unhappy end
n. fate, especially a tragic or ruinous one; inevitable destruction or ruin; decision or judgment
People sent the criminal to his doom.
"When La Belle sank, that doomed La Salle's colony and opened up the door for Spain to come in and occupy Texas," Bruseth said. "People can see firsthand how history can turn on a dime."
Many have predicted that it is a day of doom. However, it is just a precession of the equinoxes.
Sentence in Classic:
His blood began to murmur in his veins, murmuring like a sinful city summoned from its sleep to hear its doom.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He covered his head with the bedclothes and waited in a horror of suspense for his doom; for he had not the shadow of a doubt that all this hubbub was about him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
And when the human beings listened to it, they secretly trembled, hearing in it a prophecy of their future doom.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Suddenly it struck me that this might be the moment and means of my doom; I was to be given to the wolves, and at my own instigation.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Higg, the son of Snell, withdrew into the crowd, but, interested in the fate of his benefactress, lingered until he should learn her doom, even at the risk of again encountering the frown of that severe judge, the terror of which withered his very heart within him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
And even on the Christmas roses the smuts settled persistently, incredible, like black manna from the skies of doom.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
For you see no one point precisely; not one distinct feature is revealed; no nose, eyes, ears, or mouth; no face; he has none, proper; nothing but that one broad firmament of a forehead, pleated with riddles; dumbly lowering with the doom of boats, and ships, and men.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The power of her face all lost, the charm of her emotions all disguised, the fascinations of her coquetry denied existence, nothing but a voice left to her; she had a sense of the doom of Echo.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Most does good Aeneas inly wail the loss now of valiant Orontes, now of Amycus, the cruel doom of Lycus, of brave Gyas, and brave Cloanthus.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
In this I fancy that in any case he made a miscalculation, and that, if we had not been there, his doom would none the less have been sealed.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
But mind you never make common cause with any of those foolish suitors, for they have neither sense nor virtue, and give no thought to death and to the doom that will shortly fall on one and all of them, so that they shall perish on the same day.
The Odyssey By Homer Context