hell-bent

adjective \ ˈhel-ˌbent \
: stubbornly and often recklessly determined or intent
  • hell-bent on winning

hell-bent

adverb

First Known Use of hell-bent

1731

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hell-bent

  • : very determined to do something especially when the results might be bad



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