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brimstone

Syllabification: brim·stone
Pronunciation: /ˈbrimˌstōn
 
/

Definition of brimstone in English:

noun

archaic
Sulfur.
Example sentences
  • And still the wall of steam and brimstone advanced…
  • The smell of blood and brimstone filled the air.
  • No creatures reeking of brimstone entered our church.

Origin

late Old English brynstān, probably from bryne 'burning' + stān 'stone'.

Phrases

fire and brimstone

1
see fire.

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