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



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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