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fire and brimstone

Definition of fire and brimstone in English:

The torments of hell: his father was preaching fire and brimstone sermons
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  • Viki looked at the two sympathetically, these two have been through hell fire and brimstone to be with each other.
  • It was on the subject he had been assigned by his apparently normal suburban Catholic school: Hell, and all its fire and brimstone.
  • They had hymns, a sermon with fire and brimstone, and all the usual traditional elements.
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