Hellward
Hellward \Hell"ward\, adv. Toward hell. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • hellward — hell ► NOUN 1) a place regarded in various religions as a spiritual realm of evil and suffering, often depicted as a place of perpetual fire beneath the earth to which the wicked are sent after death. 2) a state or place of great suffering. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • hellward — ˈhelwə(r)d adverb Etymology: short for earlier to hellward, from Middle English, from to + hell + ward : toward hell …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hellward — adverb Toward Hell …   Wiktionary

  • Hellward — althochdeutscher Ursprung, Nebenform von → Helmward (Bedeutungszusammensetzung aus: »Helm« und »Hüter«) …   Deutsch namen

  • hellward — hell·ward …   English syllables

  • down — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. downward; under, beneath, below. See lowness, descent.Ant., up, above. II (Roget s IV) prep. and modif. 1. [Having a downward motion] Syn. forward, headlong, downward, downhill, downstairs,… …   English dictionary for students

  • hell — noun 1》 (often Hell) a place regarded in various religions as a spiritual realm of evil and suffering, often depicted as a place of perpetual fire beneath the earth to which the wicked are consigned after death. 2》 a state or place of great… …   English new terms dictionary

  • heck — ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used for emphasis, or to express surprise, annoyance, etc. ORIGIN euphemistic alteration of HELL(Cf. ↑hellward) …   English terms dictionary

  • hell — ► NOUN 1) a place regarded in various religions as a spiritual realm of evil and suffering, often depicted as a place of perpetual fire beneath the earth to which the wicked are sent after death. 2) a state or place of great suffering. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • hell — n. 1 a place regarded in some religions as the abode of the dead, or of condemned sinners and devils. 2 a place or state of misery or wickedness. 3 colloq. used as an exclamation of surprise or annoyance (who the hell are you?; a hell of a mess) …   Useful english dictionary

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