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fire and brimstone

noun as in eternal damnation

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Mrs. Lincoln, who is a bit of a Bible-thumper, is strongly depicted in the film instead as a fire-and-brimstone conservative.

Despite provoking some fire-and-brimstone responses, I didn't plan to look back at Sodom.

Rick Santorum is a loyal soldier, but not a party leader—he might actually believe the fire-and-brimstone stuff.

The mural decorations of the Silver Pagoda would win the unqualified approval of an oldtime fire-and-brimstone preacher.

Why don't the adherents of the fire-and-brimstone theory picture hell as a place where we can never act on impulse?

Having exhausted Hell-fire-and-brimstone, the evangel turns to the Demon Rum.

Why has not some one already written a fire-and-brimstone romance about them?

A rain of fire-and-brimstone that falls alike upon the just and such of the unjust as have not procured shelter by evicting them.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fire-and-brimstone, such as: grave, mortal, apocalyptic, apocalyptical, baneful, and calamitous.

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