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hell

hell

 
pronunciation:
hel
parts of speech:
noun, interjection
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in some religions, the place where the souls of wicked people are punished after death.
antonyms:
heaven, paradise
definition 2: torment, suffering, or misery.
antonyms:
heaven, paradise
similar words:
rack
definition 3: the supposed abode of evil spirits.
antonyms:
heaven
definition 4: a verbal beating.
I gave him hell for being late.
definition 5: (informal) used as an intensive.
That's a hell of a car you have.What a hell of a thing to say to me!
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part of speech: interjection
definition: used to express surprise, dislike, irritation, or the like.
Word History
Hell comes from an Old English word that means "place of the dead."
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