Definition of Hellfire

1. Noun. A place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned.

Exact synonyms: Red Region
Generic synonyms: Hell, Infernal Region, Inferno, Nether Region, Perdition, Pit



Definition of Hellfire

1. Noun. the fire of Hell ¹

2. Noun. fire produced by the Devil, or a similar supernatural creature connected to Hell ¹

3. Noun. a fire that burns with unusual heat or ferocity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hellfire

1. the torment of hell [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellfire

helleborus
helled
hellenization
hellenizations
hellenize
hellenized
hellenizes
hellenizing
hellenophone
heller
helleri
helleries
helleris
hellers
hellery
hellfire (current term)
hellfires
hellgramite
hellgramites
hellgrammiate
hellgrammite
hellgrammites
hellhag
hellhags
hellhole
hellholes
hellhound
hellhounds
hellhouse
hellhouses

Literary usage of Hellfire

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1. The Romance of the Irish Stage by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1897)
"... and their witty remarks—The merriment of a criminal's wake—Coffee houses and clubs —Young Talbot Edgeworth—The hellfire Club and its practices—Gambling ..."

2. James Bowdoin and the Patriot Philosophers by Frank Edward Manuel (2004)
"Godliness without hellfire About a third of the Fellows incorporated were ministers of Congregational meetinghouses or ordained ministers connected with ..."

3. Defense Budget, 1995: Potential Reductions and Rescissions in RDT&E and ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Basis for Reduction The Army's fiscal year 1995 request for the hellfire missile system can be reduced by about $6.2 million. The request includes funds for ..."

4. 1996 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions, Rescissions, & Restrictions in by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The Longbow hellfire funds can be restricted until the Army recalculates its Longbow hellfire requirements and reconciles the missiles' deliveries with ..."

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