hell-bent


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hell-bent

or hell·bent (hĕl′bĕnt′)
adj.
Impetuously or recklessly determined to do or achieve something: was hell-bent on winning.
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Adj.1.hell-bent - recklessly determined; "hell-bent on winning"
resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"

hell-bent

adjective intent (Informal) set, determined, settled, fixed, resolved, bent She is hell-bent on marrying him.
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I tell you-all she's in the air and hell-bent for election.
I saw him yesterday, in a big hell-bent automobile.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government is "hell-bent on completely subverting" the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.
"National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr's actions show that this government is indeed hell-bent on silencing its critics using the entire extent of its resources and through deliberately magnifying technicalities to veer the conversation away from the core issue of state-sponsored attacks by the Duterte government," Karapatan said.
North Korea has accused the US of being "hell-bent on hostile acts", despite a recent agreement between the two countries to resume nuclear talks.
is merely adding merit to their writs of amparo and habeas data petition and shows that the government is 'hell-bent on silencing its critics.'
'We two communities will deal with any individual hell-bent on disrupting unity as an individual.
Talking to reporters, the farmers said, the FIEDMC in alleged connivance with the district administration was hell-bent on 'grabbing' 3,300 acres of land to establish an industrial estate.
He demanded a strict action against the miscreants, who are hell-bent upon unleashing communal tension among different communities in the occupied territory particularly in Jammu.
WHEN will those members of the House of Lords and those civil servants who are hell-bent on keeping us in the EU realise that if we do stay in we will be agreeing to a United States of Europe and a European Defence Force, which will mean all decisions and therefore all administration will take place on the mainland of Europe?
Rival crime family, the Sanchez, are hell-bent on putting them out of business by any means necessary, including shooting them, kidnapping Avia and blowing her and Benton out of the sky, and overzealous police detective, Greg Locke, is hell-bent on putting them behind bars for life, even if it means chasing them across the country in order to find enough charges to lock them away for good.
ISLAMABAD:The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the BJP regime, backed by the extremist Hindu organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is hell-bent on proclaiming India as Hindu Rashtra (state).