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diluvial

, diluvian
of or connected with a deluge, esp with the great Flood described in Genesis
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A diluvian landscape as far as the eye could see greeted disaster officials who surveyed communities north of Manila from the air.
Lyell's uniformitarianism quickly overthrew catastrophism, the geological paradigm of the early nineteenth century which held that features on the surface of the earth were caused by numerous diluvian events, with the Noahic Flood being the last.
So, in the face of diluvian or apocalyptical attitudes,--very frequent in parents and teachers, unfortunately--we can only instruct the new generations from a positive, intelligent standpoint which, without renouncing the use of these media, is aware of their risks and potential.