hellfire


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hell·fire

 (hĕl′fīr′)
n.
The fire of hell, considered as punishment for sinners.

hellfire

(ˈhɛlˌfaɪə)
n
1. (Theology) the torment and punishment of hell, envisaged as eternal fire
2. (Theology) (modifier) characterizing sermons or preachers that emphasize this aspect of Christian belief: hellfire evangelism.

hell•fire

(ˈhɛlˌfaɪər)

n.
the fire of hell.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hellfire - a place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned
infernal region, nether region, perdition, Inferno, Hell, pit - (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson

hellfire

adjective
Translations

hellfire

[ˈhelˈfaɪəʳ] Nllamas fpl del infierno
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All de hellfire dat 'uz ever in my heart flame' up, en I snatch de stick outen his han' en laid him flat.
These components will be supporting the Hellfire II missiles in use with the US army and air force, and in Korea, Egypt, Pakistan, Iraq, India, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Indonesia.
A state-of-the-art, target simulator for optical, infrared and laser guided weapons, the MTS-916 replaces multiple obsolete target simulators for AGM-65 Maverick and AGM-114 Hellfire missile guidance sections, as well as MAU-169 Paveway target seeker kits.
What were the hellfire clubs of 18th-century Ireland?
BAGHDAD - The United States delivered nearly 100 Hellfire missiles, M4 rifles and hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition to Iraq this month, the US embassy in Baghdad said Sunday.
According to a statement by the embassy said that America has handed over Iraq this month about a hundred rocket / Hellfire / with hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition and rifles / 4 M4 /, after an assessment of an important common needs of weapons conducted by security experts from Iraq and the United States, and this represented the Last group in a series of important collection of the weapons that have been delivered.
reliance on drone strikes in counterterrorism campaigns has created a demand for weapons that can hit moving targets more precisely than Hellfire missiles, he says.
50, available from The |THE GOD of Hellfire and his six |piece band will play Saltburn's Spa Hotel tonight.
The Apache then let off some Hellfire missiles and its 30mm cannon and 'boom'.
Of interest to students of eighteenth century cultural history as well as general readers, this volume on the history of Irish Hellfire Clubs examines the myths and facts surrounding these organizations of wealthy libertines.
The HELLFIRE team returned nearly half of those missiles back into theater combat stocks, said Lt.
Details about the missile's problems have been slowly emerging as part of Lockheed-Martin's bid to have Congress fund the latest upgrade of the Hellfire missile called "Version R" or "Romeo II.