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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
1. Superhuman Beings and Regions
 
982. Hell.
 
  
NOUN:HELL, bottomless pit, place of torment; habitation of fallen angels; Pandemonium, Abaddon, Domdaniel; jahannan [Hind.], Sheol.
  hell fire; everlasting -fire, - torment; lake of fire and brimstone; fire that is never quenched, worm that never dies.
  purgatory, limbo, gehenna, abyss, Tophet.
  [MYTHOLOGICAL HELL] Tartarus, Hades, Avernus, Styx, Stygian creek, pit of Acheron, Cocytus; infernal regions, inferno, shades below, realms of Pluto.
  Pluto, Rhadamanthus, Erebus, Charon, Cerberus; Persephone, Proserpina or Proserpine; Minos, Osiris.
  RIVERS OF HELL: Styx, Acheron, Cocytus, Phlegethon, Lethe.
  
ADJECTIVE:HELLISH, infernal, stygian.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Dies iræ dies illa.
  2. The hue of dungeons and the scowl of night.—Love’s Labor’s Lost
  3. Hell the Shadow from a Soul on fire Cast on the Darkness.—Omar Khayyám—Fitzgerald

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