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inferno
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
a very intense and uncontrolled fire

or:

a place that is hell-like (terribly hot or full of suffering)
  • He clung to one idea—that of his happiness, destroyed, without apparent cause, by an unheard-of fatality; he considered and reconsidered this idea, devoured it (so to speak), as the implacable Ugolino devours the skull of Archbishop Roger in the Inferno of Dante.
    Chapters 15-16 (8% in)
  • "You hear—Major Bartolomeo Cavalcanti—a man who ranks amongst the most ancient nobility of Italy, whose name Dante has celebrated in the tenth canto of 'The Inferno,' you remember it, do you not?
    Chapters 53-54 (90% in)

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