inferno inferno  /ɪn ˈfɜr noʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any place of pain and turmoil
  2. (n) a very intense and uncontrolled fire
  3. (n) (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

Usage(s):

  1. As Sylvia's inferno deepened, Jenny testified, she made one desperate, futile attempt to flee.
  2. As Sylvia's inferno deepened, Jenny testified, she made one desperate, futile attempt to flee.

News

  1. Shake your groove thing and nosh on gourmet eats at Down the Shore 4: Klezmer Inferno

    Klezmer Inferno dance party and food bash
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. 'Inferno' tops U.S. best-sellers list for fifth week

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dan Brown's thriller "Inferno" maintained its perch on top of the U.S. best-sellers list on Thursday for the fifth consecutive week. The list is compiled using data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide. Hardcover Fiction Last Week 1. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95) 1 2. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Book Buzz: Inferno

    'Inferno'
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Provo Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. "Donald approached Lindsay about being on Celebrity Apprentice, so we'll see where it goes," Lohan's mom, Dina Lohan, told People. "I think it's a great idea for her, but Lindsay has two movies coming up [Machete and Inferno] so I don't know...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: FOXNews

  2. "As a senator from New York on 9-11, I know exactly what those sacrifices were," Clinton said. "We lost so many great firefighters that day, people who rushed into that inferno and kept going up those stairs, weighed down with 100 pounds of...
    on May 11, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

  3. [Hagee] argues that a strike against Iran will cause Arab nations to unite under Russia's leadership, as outlined in chapters 38 and 39 of the Book of Ezekiel, leading to an "inferno [that] will explode across the Middle East, plunging the world...
    on May 16, 2008 By: John Hagee Source: The Carpetbagger Report

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