hell-bent

hellbent

[hel-bent]
adjective
1.
stubbornly or recklessly determined.
2.
going at terrific speed.
adverb
3.
in a hellbent manner; with reckless determination; at full speed.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism; hell + bent1

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hellbent (ˌhɛlˈbɛnt)
 
adj (and foll by on)
informal strongly or rashly intent

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