Examples of hellish in a Sentence
We've been having hellish weather lately.
The battlefield was a hellish scene of death and destruction.
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Thousands of people in New Orleans languished under hellish conditions for several days in the Superdome, left without enough food, drinking water or a way out despite promises of immediate help from local, state and federal officials.
There are a few hellish episodes in Earth’s unfathomably long history that make even Hollywood’s most bombastic disaster movie look like a sunny picnic.
Video by Mark Davis and Chris Ochsner Mark Davis and Chris Ochsner The Kansas City Star Hellish abuse in the Ozarks An Ozarks mother is charged with murder in the death of her 16-year-old daughter, Savannah Leckie.
Eventually though, Earth will resemble Venus today--a hellish world of extreme high temperatures where nothing can survive.
Nothing that happens in this hellish sequence (or in the eventual, futile courtroom trial that exonerated the errant cops) conveys the boiling point of social frustration that Spike Lee caught frighteningly well in Do the Right Thing.
McCain told PEOPLE during a lengthy interview in 1992 on the back porch of his home in Arizona, describing the hellish moments that elapsed after a surface-to-air missile blasted the wing off his jet.
Some cultural trends like texting and social media are just objectively great and also hellish at the same time.
In the end, everyone will be a little more comfortable in what is an inevitably hellish experience to begin with.
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First Known Use of hellish
HELLISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hellish for English Language Learners
: very bad, unpleasant, or shocking
HELLISH Defined for Kids
Definition of hellish for Students
- hellish violence
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