hellbroth

hellbroth

(ˈhɛlˌbrɒθ)
n
an evil or unpleasant concoction
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The poem this ape read us was full of Lawrence's kind of pot au feu philosophy--he admired volcanoes for one thing, and was ecstatic about being part of a huge stewing cooking hellbroth.
The scenes in which this becomes most evident (and very scary) are those when he recruits Banquo's murderers with an almost lascivious camaraderie, and when he revisits the witches and drinks their hellbroth, whereupon a small part of hell breaks loose.