fire and brimstone

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fire and brimstone (uncountable)

  1. The traditional punishments of Hell.
    • Revelation 14:10 and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb

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fire and brimstone (not comparable)

  1. Referencing or emphasizing the power and wrath of God.
    That preacher gave a real fire and brimstone sermon!
    The fire-and-brimstone preacher gave the city council a severe tongue-lashing after they voted on a zoning ordinance allowing a new strip club to open.

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  • fire-and-brimstone

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