Hell in a sentence

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Definition of Hell

  • The place of the dead, or of souls after death; the grave; -- called in Hebrew sheol, and by the Greeks hades.
  • The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the abode of evil spirits. Hence, any mental torment; anguish.
  • A place where outcast persons or things are gathered
  • A dungeon or prison; also, in certain running games, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention.
  • A gambling house.
  • A place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type.
  • noisy and unrestrained mischief
  • (religion) the world of the dead
  • (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
  • a cause of difficulty and suffering
  • any place of pain and turmoil

How to use hell in a sentence. Hell pronunciation.

And when he's seen it fall at last, he'll remember but the fun of the chase; and the bird may get to its tree-top again-if it can-if it can-if it can, my lord!
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By the gates of hell, but who shall disobey me!
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A Muslim would win heaven by sending a Christian to hell.
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Thy witness and his shall send Achmet to a hell of scorpions, and I shall slay the bridge- opener with my own hand-hath not the Effendina secretly said so to me, knowing that my Pasha, the Inglesi, upon whom be peace for ever and forever, would forgive him.
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Speak, or by all the Flame and Fire of Hell eternal; speak, or thou art dead.
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Fly hence to Hell; there hide thy Head lower than Darkness.
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Away across the water the crags and domes were lit with a ruddy glare, and the firmament above was a reflected hell!
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Her ways so various are, they're hard to tell,_ _By which she does betray poor Souls to Hell.
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And coming to the Goldsmith's Shop, he pulls his Ring off of his Finger, and asks him what he'll give him for't: The Goldsmith having look'd upon it, told him he'd give him Seventy Guineas for it.
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The Glories of Heaven, and the Terrors of Hell, Lively Display'd, under the Similitude of a Vision.
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Mr. Higgins is rich, and I can't say he's unkind to me; he'll give me as much as I want; but I'm sure he'll be very glad to get me out of the house.
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In about twenty-four hours he dies, but in those hours he goes through a hell of physical and mental torment.
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He'll make a fool of himself when he marries; I've told him so, and he as good as said I was right.
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If I die soon he'll marry, and ruin his life.
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Thou shalt not lie-for God consumes a liar in the flames of hell!
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He'll wait here, quietly, till father comes back?
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I am tired of being tossed up to heaven and dragged down to hell at every whim that takes him.
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Officers and men were lounging, taking, as they supposed, their last view of the American shores, without a suspicion of present danger, when they were rapidly brought to a realizing sense that "war is hell," by a notice that the enemy was upon them.
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They had volunteered for this duty from a love of adventure, a desire to win recognition, or from their personal attachment to the commanding officer; and there was not a man who was not willing to follow him into the "mouth of hell" if necessary.
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For the first two minutes the enemy seemed dazed, then suddenly a perfect hell of leaden hail swept through the foliage.
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Examples of Hell

Example #1
That is what his father was, the last Earl, and that is what he is who left my door but now.
Example #2
A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
Example #3
Then he turned to High.
Example #4
His treasure-places have been found?
Example #5
That at least before the end.
Example #6
The Christian to the wild beasts!