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  • adv. Alternative spelling of Hellward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Toward hell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Toward hell.


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  • Combine your newly acquired knowledge about me, with the fact that I was at a training programme (which I would fondly refer to as hellward bound), and you will end up with a perfect recipe for disaster.


  • What is Humbert Humbert's charged language if not an embodiment of his hellward love for Lolita, his all-inclusive intellect?

    The Style of a Wild Man

  • The Catholic reactionary John Lukacs, after attending the lavish twenty-fifth anniversary bash for National Review in December 1980, held in the Plaza Hotel, hellward of the Catholic Worker House on Mott Street, wrote:

    The Way Of Love/1

  • Or perhaps I was imagining such hellward-spiraling narratives only because my own escapes from family have had such a random, seamy, slumming quality.

    The Great Escape

  • ` What Sumner Welles is doing is wrong, but what you are doing to denigrate another man will send you down there, 'and he makes this hellward gesture.

    Roosevelt�s Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage

  • From the girl's tone, suddenly glacial after her cheerful rascality earlier, I could tell that the reminder had swung her mood back hellward.

    Operation Luna

  • Names scrolled down the screen in front of the woman like damned souls plunging hellward.

    The False Mirror

  • As long as mothers do not know who the young men are with whom their daughters spend evenings away from home so long will there be the troop of Little Lost Sisters tripping, stumbling down the trail that leads hellward.

    Little Lost Sister

  • Where one draws heavenward and the other hellward, opposite attractions will be presented, and the believer will find constant obstructions to growth in grace, to the discharge of parental duty, and to the cultivation of

    The Christian Home

  • If one draws heavenward and the other hellward, there will be a halting between Baal and God, and the influence of the one will be counteracted by that of the other.

    The Christian Home


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