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as hell

slang To the maximum degree. When I read that passive-aggressive note from my neighbor, I was mad as hell. Oh man, I haven't slept in days—I'm tired as hell.
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Same thing with the expression that will soon be heard again in the land (unless you live in the Deep South) - "cold as hell.
And the only times I can recall being happy as hell were when (1) the IRS notified me I was about to be audited and (2) my gastroenterologist matter-of-factly informed me he'd be forced to take several inches off my colon.