noisy and unrestrained mischief
violent and excited activity
"they began to fight like sin"
(religion) the world of the dead
"No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis
- infernal region - scheol
(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
where sinners suffer eternal punishment
"Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton
"a demon from the depths of the pit"
"Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson
- infernal region - nether region
a cause of difficulty and suffering
"war is hell"
"go to blazes"
any place of pain and turmoil
"the hell of battle"
"the inferno of the engine room"
"when you're alone Christmas is the pits"
- hell on earth - snake pit - the pits