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At any moment he expected to hear a hellish bedlam break loose—the beginning of the mutiny.

In the Orbit of SaturnRoman Frederick Starzl

Great is the British Navy, magnificent are its officers and men, but hellish was the work of "forcing the Dardanelles."

Remembering what you once were, your pastimes and love of luxury, this seems as hellish a place and existence as even you deserve.

The Place Beyond the WindsHarriet T. Comstock

It was light enough for Tommy to see the face of the ruler of the hellish swarm.

"It's this hellish heat," he asserted, lifting her to the bed.

CythereaJoseph Hergesheimer

Without waiting for the reinforcements following at his order, he rides alone into the very vortex of the hellish din.

I gaze on the battle in bitterest anger, And pain, hellish pain wakes the rebel in me!

They suffered yesterday in hellish fire, and made heavy sacrifices to prove their quality.

The silence pursued me like dumb ghosts, the still air held my breath, the hellish fog caught at my feet like cold hands.

Black Spirits and WhiteRalph Adams Cram

One need only read the statement of Marcum to see with what hellish coolness and deliberation these plots had been arranged.

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