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Noun: day of reckoning
  1. (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    - Judgment Day, Judgement Day, Day of Judgment, Day of Judgement, Doomsday, Last Judgment, Last Judgement, Last Day, eschaton, doomsday, crack of doom, end of the world
  2. An unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    "everyone was aware of the approaching day of reckoning but was helpless to avoid it";
    - doom, doomsday, end of the world

Derived forms: days of reckoning

Type of: day, destiny, fate, kismet

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