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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." How can a region with fires reportedly raging out of control around the clock be described as cold?
"Hot as hell" I can understand, but you seldom hear it this time of year outside of Florida and Arizona, and then only from transplanted northerners who lack the intestinal fortitude to stay home and face the music.
Dante portrayed the depths of the underworld as Hell frozen over.
"Many even wonder, in fact whether a good God would allow such a thing as hell."
Is there such a place as Hell? And if there is, what is it like?
Now it is illegal in Belgium for anyone ever again to identify themselves as Hell's Angels.