Definition of hellfire in English:

hellfire

Syllabification: hell·fire
Pronunciation: /ˈhelˌfī(ə)r
 
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noun

The fire or fires regarded as existing in hell: threats of hellfire and damnation
More example sentences
  • I decided that I might as well go down in a blaze of flames and hellfire if they can't read past my personal sentiments to try to understand my point of view.
  • Everything changes with the arrival of a reactionary Scots missionary preaching hellfire and damnation.
  • For the record, I was raised in a Christian home and both of my parents were ordained hellfire and brimstone ministers.

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