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Definitiona very intense and uncontrolled fire
a place that is hell-like (terribly hot or full of suffering)
- This was an inferno of pain and smell and noise and hurry—hurry—hurry!3.21 (64% in)
- The world became an inferno of noise and flame and trembling earth as one explosion followed another in earsplitting succession.3.23 (9% in)
- To Scarlett, he seemed as exhilarated and contemptuous as if he got strong pleasure from the situation, as if he welcomed the inferno they were approaching.3.23 (59% in)
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