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brimstone definition

  • noun:
    • Sulfur.
    • Damnation to hell.
    • Fiery or passionate rhetoric: "the truly amazing US evangelist of Yankee bargain-hunting, converting us . . . using the brimstone of his secular preaching” ( Rushworth M. Kidder).
    • Sulphur.
    • The sulphur of Hell; Hell, damnation.
    • utilized attributively as an intensifier in exclamations.
    • The butterfly Gonepteryx rhamni associated with Pieridae household.
    • Sulphur; See sulphur.
    • Sulphur; specifically, sulphur in a concrete or solidified condition, or reduced from that state: as, roll-brimstone; fluid brimstone.
    • The brimstone butterfly.
    • an old title for sulfur
    • Sulfur.
    • Damnation to hell.
    • Fiery or enthusiastic rhetoric: "the great American evangelist of Yankee bargain-hunting, converting us . . . aided by the brimstone of their secular preaching” ( Rushworth M. Kidder).
    • Sulphur.
    • The sulphur of Hell; Hell, damnation.
    • utilized attributively as an intensifier in exclamations.
    • The butterfly Gonepteryx rhamni for the Pieridae family.
    • Sulphur; See sulphur.
    • Sulphur; particularly, sulphur in a concrete or solidified state, or reduced from that state: since, roll-brimstone; substance brimstone.
    • The brimstone butterfly.
    • a classic name for sulfur
  • adjective:
    • made up of or resembling brimstone; about or regarding Hell.
    • Made of, or related to, brimstone.
    • made up of or resembling brimstone; about or regarding Hell.
    • Made of, or pertaining to, brimstone.
  • others:
    • Of, pertaining to, or made from brimstone: since, brimstone matches.
    • Sulphur-yellow in shade; resembling brimstone or sulphur in color; bright-yellow.
    • Of, with respect to, or made from brimstone: because, brimstone suits.
    • Sulphur-yellow in color; resembling brimstone or sulphur in color; bright-yellow.
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