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
References in classic literature ?
All de hellfire dat 'uz ever in my heart flame' up, en I snatch de stick outen his han' en laid him flat.
BEIRUT: A the very end of "Beirut Hellfire Society," in the last 21 words from author Rawi Hage, we're directly informed what his fourth novel is about: "This is a book of mourning for the many who witnessed senseless wars, and for those who perished in those wars." Hage's macabre novel celebrates death more than life and almost howls (sometimes the characters literally do howl) at the reader for almost 300 pages.
However, Hellfire has so far been unable to obtain consent from Kirklees Council to improve a short unadopted cobbled road, Back Queen Street, which they claim is key to the project's success.
When the mysterious El-Marquis pays him a visit, Pavlov learns of his father's connection to the Hellfire Society, a libertine group opposed to conventional religious moralism.
The contracts, which are expected to generate sales totaling more than USD 11 million, are for machining and forging of parts and components on the Lockheed Martin HELLFIRE Romeo guided missile systems.
Also, the company mentioned that these contracts are for machining and forging of parts and components for the Lockheed Martin HELLFIRE Romeo guided missile systems.
Triumph is one of an extremely limited group of suppliers capable of performing the machining and forging work needed to produce the main and precursor charge liners used on the HELLFIRE Romeo.
Archangel: Hellfire will be available as a free update for players who own Archangel.
CNN's Jake Tapper dives into the world of historical fiction and produces "The Hellfire Club," an insightful novel that echoes today's political landscape.
After completing unit-level training and confidence testing of the MQ-8B system within local and special use airspace during the first week, Fire Scout crewmembers flew range clearance missions and a successful Hellfire missile event in support of USS America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) May 10.
She just needs Katherine in Hell when the hellfire erupts.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Belgrade airport security service has discovered two Hellfire missiles on an Air Serbia passenger flight heading from Lebanon to the US.