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raise hell

Definition of raise hell

informal + somewhat impolite

  1. 1 :  to complain in a loud or angry way <People are raising hell about the new law.>

  2. 2 :  to behave wildly and make a lot of noise <He and his friends used to get drunk and raise hell on the weekends.>



Word by Word Definitions

raiseplay
  1. :  to cause or help to rise to a standing position

    :  awaken, arouse

    :  to stir up :  incite

  1. :  an act of raising or lifting

    :  a rising stretch of road :  an upward grade :  rise

    : :  an increase in amount: as

hellplay
  1. :  a nether world in which the dead continue to exist :  hades

    :  error, sin

    :  a place or state of misery, torment, or wickedness


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