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synonyms for netherworld

  • purgatory
  • Hades
  • blazes
  • hellfire
  • underworld
  • bottomless pit
  • everlasting fire
  • fire and brimstone
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How to use netherworld in a sentence

She wrestled with him where the darknesses roll their snake-eyed torrents over between jagged horns of the netherworld.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Osiris was the serpent-soul in the water, and the serpent (leviathan) of the ocean which 'encircled the netherworld'.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
But out of the purlieus of this netherworld strange beings issue when the shades of evening fall.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
And if a word of mine can reach the toiling sisters in the netherworld, I would say to them: Be hopeful!
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
Both belong to the Upperworld of this Fableland; hence they stand in contrast with the Netherworld, which is now to follow.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
At length Ea hearkens and intercedes with Nergal, god of the Netherworld, who consents to release the spirit for a little while.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGYLEWIS SPENCE
The experience with the Italian, however, threatened to bring the netherworld up again.
COLLECTED PAPERS ON ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGYC. G. JUNG
It is the repose of utter silence and quietude, a netherworld only half lighted by the worn-out moon.
THE CREST OF THE CONTINENTERNEST INGERSOLL
And there are others who find their joy in this netherworld!
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NETHERWORLD

  • Hades
  • blazes
  • bottomless pit
  • everlasting fire
  • fire and brimstone
  • hellfire
  • netherworld
  • purgatory
  • underworld
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.