the netherworld

noun

literary
: the world of the dead : hell

Examples of the netherworld in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The money, for its part, ultimately showed up, trapped in the netherworld of a Korean cryptocurrency exchange. Gideon Lewis-Kraus, The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2023 And for fans of the film, the characters from the netherworld’s waiting room — including the shrunken-head hunter and suicidal Miss Argentina — are faithfully re-created. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Aug. 2023 In the musical production, Beetlejuice — a self-serving demon scheming to be set free from the netherworld — works the audience like a standup comic, with hilarious asides, topical one-liners and pointed insults for at least one unfortunate audience member each night. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Aug. 2023 Crypto remains in the netherworld of financial regulation, caught between traditional definitions of securities, commodities, assets, money, and payments. Aaron Klein, Time, 22 Nov. 2022 Using the fabrics as launchpads for painterly improvisation, Dilworth creates verdant gardens around them, linking the netherworld of sleep to that of creation. Cate McQuaid, BostonGlobe.com, 19 July 2022 Since exiting the netherworld of boy band mania, Styles has repeatedly proven himself a mature, thoughtful artist. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 16 May 2022 Hathi Ram faces grave mortal dangers in a new pursuit that takes him back to the netherworld. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 28 Apr. 2022 Having been passed over by every team in the draft, Eubanks signed a two-way deal — a hybrid contract that rests in the netherworld somewhere between an NBA and G League deal — with the Spurs. Jeff McDonald, ExpressNews.com, 30 Nov. 2020

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“The netherworld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20netherworld. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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