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netherworld

División en sílabas: neth·er·world
Pronunciación: /ˈneT͟Hərˌwərld
 
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Definición de netherworld en inglés:

sustantivo

(the netherworld)
1The underworld of the dead; hell.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The local Indians, the Chumash, had a legend of something that translates roughly to ‘mouth of hell’ - a place where demons emerge from the netherworld and walk the earth.
  • Rachel has moved her son Aiden to a small coastal town in pursuit of the quiet life and television sets that aren't passageways to the netherworld.
  • Trapped in a car, I watched in absolute helplessness, (the sort I hope which only exists in nightmares) as this beast of the netherworld repeatedly launched itself at the windshield with great force.
Sinónimos
hell, the underworld, the infernal regions, the abyss;
eternal damnation, perdition;
Hades, Acheron, Gehenna, Tophet, Sheol
literary the pit
1.1A hidden underworld or ill-defined area: the narcotic netherworld thriving in postwar America
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A few others, finally, have been drawn into the netherworld of off-stage intrigue and parapolitical violence.
  • We suspected there was a netherworld of corrupt activity.
  • In most instances I think we'd find that a combination of factors led these children to descend into the netherworld of crime.

Palabras que riman con netherworld

afterworld

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