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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An old name for sulfur.

Usage examples (29)
  • Even more alarming was the smell of burning brimstone that hung over the ruins of the parson's house.
  • (the word brimstone or sulphur explains the character of the fire).
  • I think I'm allergic to brimstone, which is weird, 'cause there's a lot of it.
  • To many on the East Coast, anger and vengeance are akin to fire and brimstone, that is, the Red states. for more
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