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hell

 
pronunciation:
hel
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the place where evil spirits live and where wicked people are punished after death, according to the Bible.
antonyms:
paradise
definition 2: a condition or place of great pain and suffering.
He went through hell as a prisoner of war.
antonyms:
heaven, paradise
Word History
Hell comes from an Old English word that means "place of the dead."
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