fire and brimstone

fire-and-brimstone

[fahyuhr-uhn-brim-stohn]
adjective
threatening punishment in the hereafter: a fire-and-brimstone sermon.

Origin:
1795–1805

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fire-and-brimstone
 
adj
(of a sermon, preacher, etc) zealous, esp in threatening eternal damnation

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