Examples of heck in a Sentence
it looks like heck in that boy's bedroom
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Faces Places' Agnès Varda is having one heck of a third act.
Just what the heck is going on with Malik McDowell?
What the heck were those folks doing down there in Juneau, also rooming and feeding themselves from the public treasury.
The Hubble Space Telescope turns 26 this week, and NASA ordered up one heck of a party balloon.
Step 5: Finishing touches Spray the living heck out of your face and neck with setting spray so your handiwork doesn’t rub or sweat off through the night.
Of course, the question is how the heck do the rest of us pull this off?
Federal revenue amounted to 17.6 percent of GDP in 2016; by way of comparison, consider that in the balanced-budget year of 2000, federal revenue was 19.7 percent of GDP — and 2.1 percentage points is a heck of a lot in an economy the size of ours.
Or what the heck got L.A. into its current housing crisis?
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Origin and Etymology of heck
First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
Synonymschance-medley, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, dishevelment, disorder, disorderedness, disorderliness, disorganization, free-for-all, havoc, chaos, hell, jumble, mare's nest, mess, messiness, misorder, muddle, muss, shambles, snake pit, tumble, welter
Related Wordsanarchy, lawlessness, misrule, riot; knot, snarl, tangle; labyrinth, maze, web; maelstrom, storm; bollix, clutter, litter, mishmash, shuffle; hodgepodge, medley, miscellany, morass, motley
Near Antonymsmethod, pattern, plan, system
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