Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fire of hell; infernal torment.
“So long as you exist, there is a vital need for hell-fire in the Cosmos. ”
“Daylight's a hell-fire furnace, that's what he is.”
“I do not believe in hell-fire and brimstone; but in moments like this I regret my unbelief.”
“They'd be hitting the trail for Dawson if they had to wade through hell-fire.”
“Standing, barefooted in the dew-lush grass of spring on the Minnesota farm, chilblained when of frosty mornings I fed the cattle in their breath-steaming stalls, sobered to fear and awe of the splendor and terror of God when I sat of Sundays under the rant and preachment of the New Jerusalem and the agonies of hell-fire.”
“Pennington was not, however, a hell-fire preacher or a tedious moralist but a constant source of empathy, practicality and good humor.”
“Keesh looked at him, and thoughts of Mr. Brown's higher morality floated through his mind, and strong upon him was a vision of the leaping flames of Mr. Brown's particular brand of hell-fire.”
“The two attack helicopters carried a combined total of 120 rockets, 16 hell-fire missiles for hardened targets, and their eviscerating 30mm nose cannons.”
“The U.S. is now stepping up attacks on suspected terrorists there by launching hell-fire missiles from unmanned drones.”
“You're to go up the Khyber after her to convince her that there are better mounts than the devil and better fun than playing with hell-fire!”
‘hell-fire’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for hell-fire.